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.
I see it year after year in the extension office. Clients come in wondering what to do about their tomatoes or peppers being laid to waste by disease.
I've challenged myself to make changes in my daily fitness routine.
If you had a festive Christmas dinner a few weeks ago, you probably didn't toss the leftovers. They made for another nice meal later. It doesn't make sense to spend money when lots of resources are already on hand. Recycling serves the same purpose.
Almost three years ago, I had surgery to correct gastroesophageal reflux.
In January, the Hall County Extension office begins to get calls relating to pruning times, soil testing and turf maintenance.
In the words of Hank Williams Jr., "Are you ready for some football?"
I've shared before that I am, by nature, a saver.
Good news: Your dog is not racist.
During the frigid spell of early January, news media were filled with articles about the "polar vortex." Some sounded like this is some new, dangerous phenomenon, apparently just discovered, and it's coming to get all of us.
Throughout the year, people will call wanting planting advice.
Editor's note: Following the death of James Garner last week, movie archive reviewer Andrew Akers selected "36 Hours" to pay tribute to the famous actor.
A recent survey published online showed some shocking results about science literacy in America. Twenty-five percent of people thought the sun orbits around the earth. That is truly disturbing.
The week ending July 20 brought unusual, but not unheard of, weather to Hall County.
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.
Southern summers are the best.
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