TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016

Popular antihistamines may cause brain fog

Q. Over the past 30 years, I have taken Benadryl twice. Both times it caused me memory loss as a side effect. I had to look up phone numbers that I dialed daily. I wasn’t even sure what year it was. Thankfully, the problem only lasted for 24 hours.

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FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2008


As if peering into a crystal ball, Steven Sanford scanned the downstairs foyer of the historic Spokane home he and partner Mike Schultz are painstakingly restoring. “You can imagine they had a few soirees here,” he said, eyes twinkling. Schultz smiled: “That’s when we wish the walls would talk.”

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FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2008

Grand gardens

A parade of fuzzy quail chicks, a newly fledged black capped chickadee and family of robins are among the summer residents in a Hayden Lake garden created by a retired veterinarian and his wife. The couple, Gary and Lucinda Ade, and six other gardeners will open their creations Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this year’s Coeur d’Alene Garden Club tour.

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FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2008

The wonders of Water

Water – in oceans, lakes, rivers, ponds and small tabletop fountains – mesmerizes and calms us. "Water is captivating, we get lost in it," said Kathy Thompson, co-owner of Blue Iris Water Garden Nursery in Spokane Valley. "A water garden is probably one of the best ways to alleviate stress."

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FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2008

Garden a go-go

Seeing the vivid blooms, birds and greenery in Nancy Santschi-Apodaca's mature South Hill garden, it's hard to believe she had to lug old tires and debris from the place before turning the first spade of dirt. Formerly rental property, the cedar rancher and its sloped backyard had been neglected for 16 years before she purchased them, the Spokane native said.

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FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008


HomeHomesteader Hens Barn Sale - Fourth annual event. Vendors selling antiques, shabby chic, primitives, quilts, linens, furniture and outdoor plants. Lemon bars and coffee provided. Runs through Saturday. 10 a.m., 5634 E. French Gulch Road, Coeur d'Alene, ID. Free admission. ...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2008


Home/GardenValley Spring Fling Antiques and Primitives Sale - Featuring hand-painted home décor and furniture, handmade candles, antique linens and pottery. Runs through Saturday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 11210 E. Dishman-Mica Road. (509) 499-5099.Everybody's Bazaar in Spokane - Presented by The Spokesman-Review. ...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2008


HomeHome and Garden Show - Coeur d'Alene - Hosted by the North Idaho Building Contractors Association. Today, 1-7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. $5/adults, free/ages 12 and younger. (208) ...

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HomeCena Coeur d'Alene and Three Dog Design Trunk Show - Three Dog Designs will have handmade, sterling silver jewelry for sale and on display while you sample Cena's appetizers, entrees and wine. Today. 4-7 p.m., Cena, 182 E Neider Ave, ...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 29, 2008


HomeSpokane's 30th Annual Home and Yard Show - Featuring displays and demonstrations with home and yard-related products, services and improvements. Today, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana ...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 22, 2008


HomeSolar Hot Water - Learn the basics of using solar power to heat water. Registration is required. Saturday. 9 a.m.-noon., Eco Depot, 1326 E. Sprague. $35. (509) 924-8803.Insect Identification and Control - UI entomologist Ed Bechinski presents a segment on ...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2008

We're moving!

Change is a part of life. Everything evolves if it is around long enough. Almost three years ago I came on board as the staff writer for Home. Then, a year later, I moved up as editor.

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Tiles take shape from unwanted glass

Spokane resident Jeff Hazen makes jewelry – for floors and walls. In the garage of his South Hill home, the Gonzaga University employee crafts tiles out of recycled glass, creating unique pieces that have a translucent, liquid-like look that's vastly different from the mass-produced ceramic varieties available at big-box home improvement stores.

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Birders let books be their guides

For every birdwatcher, regardless of experience, a field guide is the must-have item after a pair of binoculars. It's a reference you'll always want in the field. They are relatively small and cost between $10 and $20. With so many excellent guides available, choosing one is really a matter of preference.

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Parting Shot — 9.28.16

Ebonay Lee holds up her fist toward a line of Sheriff's deputies as she and other people protest today in El Cajon, Calif. Dozens of demonstrators protested the killing of ...

Fishtrap Lake trail work party set for Saturday

TRAILS -- For the second year, volunteers from various groups will be putting their muscle into building a new eight-mile loop trail at the Fishtrap Lake Recreation Area on Saturday. ...

Vegan pizzeria plans grand opening

Allie’s Vegan Pizzeria and Café is ready to reopen at its new South Hill location following a fire in early June. The new spot is at 1314 S. Grand Blvd., ...

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