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Pruning Details May. 29, 2019

A Greener View

Q: In last week's article, you commented that one of the factors of plant deaths over the winter is ... Read More

Winter Damage May. 22, 2019

A Greener View

Q: Apparently the polar vortex last winter killed several of my trees and shrubs. I had carefully se... Read More

Confessions of a Winter Wimp: How Layering Changed My Life Feb. 19, 2019

Energy Express

When it comes to exercising in cold weather, are you a winter wimp? I'm not talking brutal polar vor... Read More

The Deep Meaning of Groundhog Day Jan. 31, 2019

Froma Harrop

Saturday is Groundhog Day. It is the day when many eyes will turn to Gobbler's Knob, a wooded hill a... Read More

Polar Vortex Jan. 30, 2019

A Greener View

"If the thermometer was in inch longer we would have all frozen to death." This may or may not have ... Read More

Vitamin D and Diabetes Jan. 25, 2019

Nutrition News

Vitamin D may play a significant role in helping people with prediabetes not develop the disease. In... Read More

The Gales of Winter in Shutdown Washington Jan. 23, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — Greetings from a world capital where an arctic wind blows and democracy is as fro... Read More

Men's Spring Fashion Trends 2019: The Checklist Jan. 15, 2019

In Fashion

When you come out of hibernation, there will be plenty of shopping to do for spring. A change of sea... Read More

Winter Safety Jan. 14, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: We live in a state with heavy winters, and I've been plowing my own driveway for decades. This ye... Read More

This 'Calling Card' Hasn't Expired Jan. 09, 2019

The Word Guy

When a TV weather forecaster described a November blast of cold air as "winter's calling card," I wo... Read More

'Aha!' Fashion Moments Dec. 25, 2018

In Fashion

New Year's resolutions come and go. Most go by the wayside. But a few years ago, I started taking a ... Read More

Me and Frosty, We're Gonna Be Fine Dec. 24, 2018

Marc Dion

For the newspaper columnist, the Christmas effort is fraught with peril. Is he/she writing about Chr... Read More

Cosmic Holiday Expectations Dec. 23, 2018

Horoscopes by Holiday, Weekly

As it turns out, the most significant contributor to human happiness is not our circumstances; rathe... Read More

An Efficient Way to Slash Home Heating Bills Dec. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Just as I was knee-deep in researching, testing and learning all I could about electric space heater... Read More

Protecting Landscape and Too Much Fertilizer Dec. 19, 2018

A Greener View

Q: Last year, we lost some shrubs to deer or rodents eating the trunks. I hope I am not too late to ... Read More

Countdown to New Year's Eve: Tips on Holiday Dressing from the Hosts of 'What Not to Wear' Dec. 18, 2018

In Fashion

New Year's Eve calls for dressing in a special way. We all want to look our best, especially during ... Read More

Giving the Gift of Style Dec. 11, 2018

In Fashion

Want a unique idea for that special fashion lover on your list? Then take a cue from this Santa's he... Read More

Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof? Dec. 06, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I have noticed some damp dark spots on my bedroom ceiling from an old leaky shingle roof... Read More

Shout Out to Sequins Dec. 04, 2018

In Fashion

When it comes time to shine this holiday season, there's nothing that outshines the glimmer and glam... Read More

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent Diabetes? Nov. 30, 2018

Nutrition News

Three in 4 Americans have a vitamin D deficiency, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic... Read More