I'm torn. I love snow, but I hate cold. When I go outside, my hands get too cold to work properly, my toes go numb and my nose turns red. I'm genetically a Southerner, I suppose.
During the winter season, the most frequent illnesses striking the public are the common cold or flu. However, each of these sicknesses can develop into the more serious condition of pneumonia.
When I was a child, my father refereed basketball games. I remember two or three nights a week, he would come home wearing his black-and-white-striped shirt.
The earthquake occurring 17 miles outside of Chamberlain, S.D.. on Feb. 7 didn't receive major news coverage. At 2.9 on the magnitude scale, it wasn't anywhere near the level of quakes that have destroyed entire cities in the past.
It's Valentine's Day and what a great way to end the week.
Love is in the air. Everywhere I look around, love is in the air, every sight and every sound.
I'm never going to be a ninja.
The winter storm that dropped 2.6 inches on the Atlanta area Jan. 28 will remain in many commuters' memories for years. Stories of children stranded in school buses and people taking up to 25 hours to get home made the national news, among the gridlock that paralyzed the roadways.
With the exceptionally bitter cold winter we have had, cold damage to woody shrubs and trees can be a problem here in Georgia.
Time to address some queries I've received from readers during the past few months. I do answer all questions personally and ask permission to use them in this column. If you have a question about wine, check the end of this column to see how to get it to me.
I recently had a client ask me a very unusual question.
January was an important month for former smokers. It marked the 50th anniversary of the first surgeon's general report on smoking.
Chloe and Cole still sleep with a light on in their rooms at night.
During these cold weeks, a hot fire is nice. But it needs to be in a fireplace. Destructive house fires are common right now, and the reason often reported is "faulty wiring."
I am pretty sure time travel will never be possible.
Let's discuss the pound cake.
In her song, Aretha Franklin was explicit. Not in the parental warning kind of way, but in the honest and this-is-what-I-want way. She wanted respect. So she demanded it with a catchy tune.
The other day Cole and I were sitting around hanging out together. Out of the blue, he looked at me and said, "I want to be an adult."
Hopefully, you're enjoying a quiet July 20 while sitting down with The Times. In history, today's date hasn't always been uneventful.
The worst thing you can add to a picnic or outdoor party is a mosquito. Not just one mosquito, but a whole swarm of mosquitoes.
Hot wings, dips and other snacks are main parts of the high school, college and professional football season for fans.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, obesity is an epidemic in the United States.
I occasionally suffer from sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. You might have it, too. And your pet could, too.
With different shades of lavender, pink, purple and red, the crape myrtle is a popular flowering tree.
Southern summers are the best.
Nothing brings a summer garden to life the way butterflies do.
I came home late, because Amy had given me a night to myself.
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