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Keep your livestock cool during summer months
July 20, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Keep your livestock cool during summer months
Keep your livestock cool during summer months | Test

Summer in the Southeast is usually hot and humid. These environmental conditions can create stress for livestock.  

Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness
July 19, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness
Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness | Test

Having been at Collins Home for more than 11 years now, I’m often reminded that caring for foster children and working with struggling families is almost equally good and bad — that there is joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness. 

In a not-quite pickle
July 19, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on In a not-quite pickle
In a not-quite pickle | Test

I might have seemed a little overdramatic Thursday morning standing at the edge of my garden, muttering obscenities into the abyss of greenery as I yanked vine after vine from the ground.

Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb
July 19, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb
Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb | Test

One of the biggest issues facing Major League Baseball involves finding suitable, long-term venues for both the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics.

Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into
July 18, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into
Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into | Test

I was a family caregiver for two senior family members and a friend.  

‘The Myers-Briggs Types of Grief’
July 16, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on ‘The Myers-Briggs Types of Grief’
‘The Myers-Briggs Types of Grief’ | Test

The Compassionate Friends of Seneca group met June 25 for its regular monthly meeting with an agenda that is always well planned, well presented and very well received.

The secret power of children’s picture books
July 13, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on The secret power of children’s picture books
The secret power of children’s picture books | Test

“Granny is collapsing in laughter while she reads to a baby.”

Pollinators
July 13, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Pollinators
Pollinators | Test

Pollinators are a vital part of our everyday life, even if we don’t realize it. 

Present-day warning from a long-forgotten poem
July 13, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Present-day warning from a long-forgotten poem
Present-day warning from a long-forgotten poem | Test

I drifted off to sleep the other night while watching the news on TV. That may be something I need to avoid in the future.

A joyful day on the lake for Tamassee children
July 12, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on A joyful day on the lake for Tamassee children

Throughout my time at Tamassee DAR School, there have been annual events that the children have come to look forward to with great anticipation.

Greg Oliver: NBA free-agent frenzy one of most exciting in recent memory
July 12, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: NBA free-agent frenzy one of most exciting in recent memory
Greg Oliver: NBA free-agent frenzy one of most exciting in recent memory | Test

Major League Baseball’s July 31 trade deadline is fast approaching, but baseball is going to have to work extra hard this year to top the excitement brought about by the most recent NBA free-agent frenzy.

The first little
July 12, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on The first little
The first little | Test

Earlier this year, I had a brief moment of clarity when I almost took in three foster children 3 and under and realized I needed to be more careful about my quick replies of, “yes.”