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Lawn Rakes Nov. 18, 2020

A Greener View

I always appreciate feedback to my articles. Recently, I replied to an older gentleman about using a... Read More

Trees and Grass Nov. 11, 2020

A Greener View

Q: Our backyard woods comprise oaks and other deciduous trees, so our leaf cleanup is constant every... Read More

Ready to Take the 3-Apple Challenge? Oct. 26, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

In the modern-day supermarket, an apple is something that never disappears. No matter what time of y... Read More

Leaf Blowers Oct. 21, 2020

A Greener View

Q: I use a rake to gather the leaves falling from my trees. I am getting older, and the raking is ge... Read More

Pumpkins Oct. 07, 2020

A Greener View

Q: Our pumpkin vines are growing very well. We have some that are already orange, but there are stil... Read More

Gut Health Oct. 02, 2020

Nutrition News

All diseases begin in the gut, according to Hippocrates. We're finding out he was right. Research l... Read More

Fall's First Day Sep. 22, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

Day in perfect measure with night, the sunburst into the sign of scales marks autumn's first day. Ol... Read More

Don't Fail This Fall Sep. 05, 2020

The Art of Design

As we leave behind the hotter-than-hot summer days and begin to feel the ever-so-subtle cooling bree... Read More

Fall Gardening Aug. 05, 2020

A Greener View

Normally, August weather is hot and dry all across the country. In spite of that, it is still a good... Read More

Make Every Day Thanksgiving Nov. 28, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I love Thanksgiving so much I would say it vies for first place in my favorite holiday lineup. I lov... Read More

Winter Is Coming Nov. 16, 2019

The Art of Design

As temperatures drop, our focus turns indoors and we look for ways to make our spaces cozy and full ... Read More

Growing Pumpkins Oct. 30, 2019

A Greener View

If you are planning ahead to next year's Halloween and need to repel vampires, it is not too late to... Read More

Pumpkin Mania Oct. 04, 2019

Nutrition News

Now that it's October, pumpkins seem to be everywhere. And our grocery store shelves are full of all... Read More

'To the Manor Born': Fashion for Weekends in the Country Oct. 01, 2019

In Fashion

The autumn leaves are falling, and nature is calling. When the weather turns cooler, it's all about ... Read More

Fall Gardens Sep. 25, 2019

A Greener View

Sometimes it is fun to look at the differences that gardeners in the northern and southern parts of ... Read More

Autumnal Equinox Sep. 23, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

In one lovely Libran legend, two identical birds coexist on the tree of life. One bird delights in e... Read More

Men's Fall Fashion Favorites Sep. 10, 2019

In Fashion

Get ready to suit up for a new season that makes a return to men's classics — with updated twi... Read More

Keep Your Gutters Flowing With Regular Maintenance Jan. 03, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: From the ground, the gutters don't look dirty, but when it rains, water overflows and ru... 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

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