Slimmer summer

Slimmer summer

Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work har...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Helping dad get a handle on his health

Dear Mr. Dad: I’m 15, and my father, who’s in his mid-40s, regularly reads your column, which is why I need your help. He barely exercises...

June 9th, 2018 |  


The world’s best hotel

The world’s best hotel

After 15 hours of near straight driving, I was verging on the hallucinatory.The road reflectors were taking on distinctly human forms and more than on...

June 2nd, 2018 |  



Summer entertaining tips to keep guests happy

Summer entertaining tips to keep guests happy

Hosting friends and family for backyard barbecues, picnics and garden parties during summer carries its own challenges. Here are a few tips guaranteed...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Shasta daisies sizzle in the landscape and containers too

Shasta daisies sizzle in the landscape and containers too

A recent visit to The Landings shopping center in Columbus, Ga., taught me a little lesson. I have been too restricted in my thinking when it comes to...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Dinner on the Bridge scheduled

Dinner on the Bridge scheduled

The 12th annual Dinner on the Bridge will begin at 6 p.m. June 2 with music and free wine tasting. The wines will be homemade by nearby neighbors. Thi...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Grilling hotline helps avoid cooking ‘misteaks’

Grilling hotline helps avoid cooking ‘misteaks’

You’ve heard of the Butterball turkey hotline that helps cooks at Thanksgiving. Well when it comes to grilling on Memorial Day, LongHorn Steakho...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Babysitting app builds villages for users

AKRON, Ohio — Parents know the babysitting drill: Call the grandparents. Text the friends. Offer the teenager down the street extra pay if she&#...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Valentine’s Day Quiz

It’s so easy to shop for your intended on Valentine’s Day. A box of chocolates and a bouquet of red roses are perfect gifts, every year.Th...

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