Miss Manners advice column for Friday, April 12, 2019.
My husband is the kind of guy you would want with you in a foxhole. Me, not so much. I mean, if you wanted cookies brought in, or needed an overall organizing of the foxhole, you might want me there. But in general, I’m a little too “panicky” to be of much use.
Flowers use scent to attract pollinators, which help the flowers reproduce.
Traditionalist Methodist views about LGBTQ continue a painful division in the church, as well as personal disappointment and anger. However, gods can be small on both sides.
Snow was still piling up in the Inland Northwest in early March. But spring had already sprung in Savannah, where the air was gently scented with Georgia pine, wisteria and jasmine.
Inland Northwest women seem ahead of the curve in a trend of creating a “she shed,” the space conversion craze of turning an outdoor tool shed or small barn into an escape pod. Often with soft decor, they’re cozy spaces for reading, music, yoga, crafts or simply to sit quietly.
A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged members Saturday during a church conference to root their families in the teachings of Christ to prepare their children for a world with “rampant immorality and addictive pornography.”
I’ve grown blueberries for about 25 years and, aside from the delicious harvest they provide, I appreciate what they contribute to our landscape. In the spring, the bushes are covered with cream-colored flowers that bumblebees clamor over to get their sweet nectar. Those flowers are followed by green berries that gradually turn blue in July. Come fall, all eyes are on the leaves as they transform from green to a vibrant red.
I absolutely recommend that young people pursue careers in the trades. We need thousands of carpenters, electricians, plumbers, roofers, masons, etc. We’ll always need them. It’s never been easier to stay busy as the explosion of social media allows homeowners to rapidly and easily share the contact information of tradespeople that do the job right, not over.
Whether you’re a beginner starting out with a container of herbs or an expert, every gardener needs a good tool kit. We asked experts for their top tools.
Maybe “normal” isn’t the right term for it but I knew that what I was feeling wasn’t right.
Our sun is so massive, you could fit more than 1 million earths inside of it. To find out how many peas would fit inside the biggest object in our solar system, I decided to ask my friend and mathematician Kimberly Vincent at Washington State University.
U.S. health officials are probing a new potential health risk with e-cigarettes: seizures. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it is reviewing nearly three dozen reports of seizures among e-cigarette users, mainly teens and young adults.
Millions of people are surviving for years with cancers that have spread widely and are considered incurable, and there’s a new push for more research on what it’s like to live with the disease, not just how to treat it.
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. and are available at all TicketsWest outlets,
With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.
Know I’m not alone when I say that I worry for my children.
Longtime residents of the Spokane area sometimes stretch the truth a bit when informing recently arrived transplants about just what will be expected of them here.
You’ll often see instructions on seed packets that say “plant in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked,” but what does that mean?
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