Last February, my wife and I were vacationing in the southern city of Cebu in the Philippines when an earthquake hit.I was talking with a couple from Wisconsin in the hotel’s business center when the 6.8 intensity quake started. Our conversation had to stop because the nearby bookshelf was trembling, spilling books and stacks of bond paper and Stinky Ink cartridges on the carpeted floor.
When I got out to che
It was only a week ago when tropical storm Beryl came barreling through parts of Florida and South Carolina, causing much anxiety and ruining holiday plans. Many people blame the storm for the devastation caused during Memorial Day. But here’s a secret: storms have always been around longer than we have been. So don’t blame Mother Nature, blame the lack of common sense.
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Ever since I was a kid, I would flip through the inflight magazines to read up on the different destinations around the country and around the globe. I remember that time when we flew to London. I was five years old, or six, I forgot. Mere fragments remain in me now; I still remember going out of a toy store, and just as I was going out, a big red double-decker bus passed by. I also remember that time when we had t
I was introduced to worms when my dad would buy a container full of the wiggly little monsters on the way out to the lake for a Saturday fishing trip. I actually got to “study” the creepy little things in high school biology class twice (we moved during my sophomore year, so I caught the worm unit in biology twice). I was forced to cut them open twice for the class (big fat ones, the fish would have lov
With the snow still on the ground, it certainly feels too early to start thinking about a garden. But for many serious gardeners, the gardening season never really stops anyway.
Not that gardening on a small scale is that much work. And what work there is can be a lot of fun. The reward of the freshest, best tasting, healthiest vegetables ever is more than worth the effort.
There has never been a better time to get