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Updated Nov 27, 2015 at 4:37 PM

The argument started innocently enough. We tend to end up in the kitchen when any two of us are together and at this family reunion, it was hard to know who was responsible for cooking what dishes.

Updated Nov 27, 2015 at 4:34 PM

A quirky aspect of Ozarks history that I’ve been interested in for a long time is the large number of towns in the region that changed their names. I’m sure this phenomenon is not unique to the Ozarks, but I haven’t examined other...

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 6:23 PM

It’s time to get spring bulbs in the ground. In addition to a stash of daffodils I dug up with other plants, I have a bag of tulips to get planted. In other words, I’m getting ready to do battle with my wildlife.

Updated Nov 13, 2015 at 7:52 PM

I’m beginning to think the little town where I live has a bad case of tulip mania.

Updated Nov 6, 2015 at 7:05 PM

As we all adjust to setting clocks back an hour, it’s also time to get gardens ready for winter. Regardless of the size of your garden, there are a few basic things we all can do to help our gardens settle in for cold weather:

Updated Oct 30, 2015 at 8:12 PM

“Did you move the bees because one of our guys was screaming like a little girl?”

Updated Oct 23, 2015 at 5:35 PM

I tend to have places for things; cans for paint brushes, pots for saved bulbs, boxes for my beekeeping kitchen towels. One summer weekend, I noticed tulip bulbs were missing so I moved the remainder to a bag in my kitchen. Maybe I misplaced them.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:08 PM

My friend, Sue, took me on a drive through the countryside earlier this week. I am still recovering from a fall that left me with a shattered right wrist and injuries to my back so I am driving myself intermittently. As we stopped at crossroads, we...

Updated Oct 9, 2015 at 6:29 PM

Life is different now that I only have use of one hand. A fall at a neighbor’s house has left me out of work for several weeks as permanently implanted hardware restores my right hand to full use. I am also trying to ignore the painful...

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:05 PM

This will not be a good honey year. The late spring that led into a wet June meant bee colonies were not able to forage for spring pollen and nectar to feed baby bees, increase bee numbers and get honey stored.

Updated Sep 25, 2015 at 7:07 PM

Thank you for your comments and emails. It's always fun to see what is on your mind and how I can help you. These are some of the latest questions:

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