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Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 6:21 PM

My neighbor, Alysson, was looking for lemons last weekend. As I fed her dogs their treats, Alysson said she was going to make lemon bars, a dessert I usually consider a summer treat. Luckily for Alysson, my little Meyer lemon tree had just finished growing a lovely lemon I donated to the cause.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 8:33 AM

The pomp. The pageantry. The politics. The promises. The participants.

Updated Jan 16, 2015 at 7:57 PM

I lost my little feathered buddy last week. The blue-headed Amazon parrot that had grown up with us died suddenly. She was 58 years old.

Updated Jan 14, 2015 at 9:39 AM

In a group dynamic, sometimes you have to sacrifice the ideal to achieve the acceptable.

Updated Jan 9, 2015 at 7:38 PM

Whether honeybee hives should be insulated over winter is an issue of continued debate among beekeepers. Some beekeepers will proudly talk about their “survivor” stock, honeybees that made it through bad winters without any help from...

Updated Jan 6, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Why is food fraud acknowledged but not addressed?

Updated Jan 2, 2015 at 8:02 PM

National holidays help me to remember key gardening chores. Here’s my 2015 calendar for the basics:

Updated Dec 26, 2014 at 12:38 PM

One year, all my mother wanted for Christmas was a waffle iron. As champion weekly pancake makers, specializing in our own recipes and poured pancake designs — mine were a train and a cat — we children were a bit intrigued at how she...

Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Did you miss it? Can you pronounce it? National Poinsettia - point-SET-tee-ah - Day was Dec. 12, the anniversary of the death of the man for whom these Mexican trees were named.

Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

A very busy winter season is upon us and the City of Waynesville wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday.  **I wanted to take my media time this month to give you a look back at 2014 from the viewpoint of the...

Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:38 PM

I want to begin this week by giving a brief update about our efforts to locate and apprehend fugitive Robert "Bobby" Knapp. As of this time our search for Knapp continues and we feel that his time on the run in getting close...

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