Squirrels around the house can be a blessing or a curse. It all depends on whether or not the squirrel has made it into your attic.
I'm not much of a TV watcher. So when I take the time to sit down and watch a TV show, I want to be able to see it.
Fall is the season for enjoying colors in North Georgia. But it's not just the colors of tree leaves that are changing. The sky shows a much greater variety of hues than we get at other times of the year.
As my favorite holiday, Halloween, is swiftly approaching, I know I'm not the only one getting in the mood for spooky stories and fright-fest films.
In this country, the automobile is the most common form of transportation. You don't need to go far to observe the problems that come with it.
Putting plants in the ground is something I think we have all done in our lives. Most people get a sense of satisfaction by taking a bare flower bed or yard and adding trees, flowers and shrubs.
I keep a small bottle of mouthwash in my truck. One night, Cole was riding in the truck with me and decided to check out his surroundings. He looked at the newspaper I had sitting on the seat. He scrutinized a CD case. Then he reached over and picked up the bottle of mouthwash.
Adapted from Georgia FACES News Service. Written by Sharon Dowdy, News Editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
With the advent of user-friendly websites such as Blogger and Wordpress, just about everyone at one time or another has created an online blog. It is an easy way for people to share their experiences, their interests, and their opinions on a worldwide scale.
When you look at the most common type of air conditioning system used in homes, you see a conspicuous part of it outside. That's the condenser. Its job is to take the heat delivered to it from inside the house, and vent it off into the atmosphere.
Now that we are in October and leaves are beginning to change, I can finally say it is beginning to feel more like fall. The change in the weather is good for the spirit after a long, hot summer.
Improving our community through partnership and education - that is what Hall County Cooperative Extension does.
When wine drinkers chat about the great red wine grapes from Italy, two names leap to the top of the list - the robust Nebbiolo of the Piedmont region, and the bright and fruity Sangiovese from Tuscany.
Low back pain affects at least 80 percent of us at some time in our lives. It is the fifth-most common reason for all physician visits in the U.S., the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.
Phoenix, Ariz., is a fascinating city. Completely surrounded by some of the driest, hottest desert in America, it's a flourishing trade and convention center.
Back in 2011, I created a list of the top holiday-themed books I love. One book was "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol." The author, Tom Mula, has finally (and thankfully) released a new book this year which pays homage to another great literary classic while giving it an inventive spin.
Boats leak from the bottom. But a house can leak from the top or the bottom.
Plants and lawns cannot survive without water, but it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Hot dogs are often a staple food for camping and grilling in the backyard and at tailgates parties.
The other night I went into the kitchen and poured myself a glass of juice. Chloe came in and said she needed to take some medicine before she went to bed. So, I set the juice on the counter and reached for her medicine bottle.
North Georgia's summer climate is often called "hot and humid." But that's not really accurate. There are times when it's warm and humid, and other times when it's hot and dry.
Not too many animals in the world get quite the same emotional response as snakes when they are found in the woods or around the house. People have been repulsed by and attracted to snakes ever since the dawn of time.
Those who find the subject of wine fascinating are advised to grab a book I just finished. No, not my copy; buy one of your own. It truly is one of the best offerings on the subject I have encountered in 30-plus years.
Cole and I went shopping at Walmart. As we walked toward the door, I saw her. She was obviously in poor health.
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