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Pointers for the best blueberries
Blueberries are in season again! And how sweet it is! Blueberries are one of the most healthful fruits available, loved for their spicy aroma, sweet-tart taste, and their unique indigo color. Blueb...
Jul 09, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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What a difference a duck makes!
This is the sequel to my column of Feb. 27th of this year, “Of Ducks, daughters and granddaughters” where I reported that my wife added four ducklings to our family, Hamilton, Daffy, Sunshine and S...
Jul 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happy 4th of July
On July 4, 2013, Americans throughout this nation will gather together to celebrate Independence Day. More commonly known as the 4th of July, this great tradition elicits a strong sense of Patrioti...
Jul 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is Folk Art?
There is a huge antique and collectible category that has really become popular over the last decade called folk art. Folk Art has been around forever but different items have risen and fallen in v...
Jul 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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July a busy time for gardeners
For gardeners, the month of July is a busy time. From harvesting the vegetable crops to weeding and maintaining the flower beds and the lawn, there is no shortage of things to do. I have compiled a...
Jul 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beware of driveway paving scams
Warm weather is a sign of a couple of things to come. One, mild temperatures may unfortunately be gone for a few months, and two, summer scams may be around the corner. A common scam that tends to ...
Jun 28, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s
by Bill Milby
Jun 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week I attended a meeting of the Houston County Healthcare Coalition, a group that comes together monthly to discuss a broad range of healthcare issues of importance to the senior community. T...
Summer smarts: Keep your home safe while you are away
by Kelvin Collins
Jun 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
With an estimated 136 million Americans going on at least one vacation this summer, safety and security precautions are a must. Proactive measures can help consumers keep their home safe from fire,...
June - the month to enjoy the garden
by Tim Lewis
Jun 25, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
For gardeners, June is the month to truly enjoy the garden. Most of the serious planting has been done, so pause, reflect on your accomplishments, and enjoy the fruits of your labor. But don’t paus...
BBB advice for navigating the funeral process
by Kelvin Collins
Jun 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
At an average cost of $9,000, funerals are one of the more expensive purchases made by consumers. During an emotionally-charged time it can be easy to spend more than might be necessary. The Better...
How much does a phone call cost?
by Bill Milby
Jun 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Chances are if you’re reading this column, you’re old enough to remember, as I do, when phone calls cost a nickel at the ubiquitous AT&T; phone booths. Then, as inflation took hold, they cost a dime...
Mystery solved - thanks to Nancy Drew
by Jillinda Falen
Jun 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
My daughter recently found my old copy of Mystery at Lilac Inn dated 1930. That was one of the first “chapter” books I read for fun as a child. I found it in my grandmother’s basement and it may ha...