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March 14, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When family's away, Dad will... clean, apparently
Before the snow started flying on Sunday, I found myself home alone for the first time in about a year. Totally alone. My wife, Emily, was in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
March 12, 2017
AstroBob: Welcome Arcturus!
I really shouldn't be surprised anymore. But I always am when I see the fiery bright star Arcturus appear in the east on midwinter evenings....
March 12, 2017 - 6:12pm
Column: Strengthen community by insisting on government transparency
Welcome to Sunshine Week, a national effort to promote openness in government. Sunshine Week is brought to you by the American Society of News...
March 12, 2017 - 10:47am
March 9, 2017
Opinion Column: Preserving life, a little longer
I've assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be in a hospital hooked up to wires and on the verge of death, doctors and nurses do not have permission to start pulling plugs and rushing...
March 9, 2017 - 2:46pm
March 8, 2017
World of Wine: Tasty white wines for you to try
The only way to learn about wine is to taste it, and that's exactly what I did recently at a wine tasting while vacationing in Florida, and back...
March 8, 2017 - 1:39pm
Dr. Fox: USDA removes animal welfare reports from website
Dear Readers: On Feb. 3, The New York Times reported, the "Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement...
March 8, 2017 - 11:40am
March 7, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
March 5, 2017
AstroBob: A new take on why we hear meteors
Have you ever seen a super-bright meteor and at the same time heard hissing or rustling sounds? Some people claim to hear the sizzle of a bright...
March 5, 2017 - 3:07pm
Swift: An 'x-plan' could be an x-scape from life
A Facebook friend recently shared a link to a blog that brought a whole new meaning to the term, "x factor." The author, Bert Fulks, wrote a...
March 5, 2017 - 9:43am
March 4, 2017
Minding our Elders: Major changes like moving can set back health of some elders
Dear Carol: My mother's memory has gotten very poor, her arthritis puts her at risk for falls and she has severe asthma, so she decided that...
March 4, 2017 - 10:32am
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
Q: We're looking for advice to help our young crabapple tree. Several winter storms and heavy snow weighed down a branch and caused a split down...
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Faith Conversations: Saint Francis prayer offers radical response
Recently, I mentioned here my reliance on Saint Francis' peace prayer, especially in times of discord. My spiritual director suggested it to...
March 4, 2017 - 9:24am
Growing Together: Cut plants back now to improve growth
I love gardening phrases. As a small boy, when Mom said Aunt Margaret had "taken a slip," I thought she had fallen on the ice. Actually, she...
March 4, 2017 - 8:38am
Phillips: New Netflix series sparks ideas for kindness
A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it's not the couch...
March 4, 2017 - 7:33am
March 3, 2017
Answers among us: Looking to wiser souls to build a better life
At 20-something, we lack answers. In love, we wonder how we'll know who's the one, what makes marriage work and when to start a family. We question...
March 3, 2017 - 8:35am