Both Paul and I have always had a love affair — from afar — with cars, mine stemming back to my single digit years on long trips to Florida during family vacations.
Question: Why do sliced apples turn brown? (Asked by a curious cook.)
Look, we’ve got choices. And that’s a good thing, especially as summertime cranks up.
It’s official: The Saudis own golf. Tuesday’s bombshell announcement that the PGA Tour will merge with LIV Golf, Saudi Arabia’s multi-billion-dollar image-restoration project, is nothing less than the surrender of a storied American sports tradition to a regime whose human rights abuses are …
About 25 years ago, I ambled along the Yarra River in an urban park in Melbourne, Australia. It wasn’t a big deal until I realized I had absolutely no idea what was around me and what dangers lurked.
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Grassy lawn weeds are one of the most difficult categories for homeowners to manage. They are harder to identify and can be challenging to control. Sedges might look grass-like with their long, narrow leaves, but they belong to a different plant family altogether. A few basic characteristics…
Now, if only we can get Bornem to host its own barbecue and blues festival.
“And by smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength and take action.”
We at the Index-Journal are quite familiar with running the long-distance marathon. In 2019 we celebrated our newspaper’s 100th anniversary of serving the Greenwood community with local, state, national and world news. Local, of course, being our primary focus and, honestly, our reason to ex…
Much attention in the culture wars tends to focus on how wacky the far right can be when it comes to embracing wild conspiracy theories and internet misinformation. Think child-abuse kidnapping rings operating out of a Washington pizza parlor. Or the nutty idea that a gun massacre of kids at…
We published this in this space a couple of times in the past few years and think it worth repeating today.
Rounding a curve on Highway 107, I saw water spurting from handsome stonework set in a mountain. Moody Spring, I knew we’d stop.
With graduation season upon us, and graduates “leaving the nest” for the next chapter in life, I want to tell you how to avoid at least one awkward and potentially hurtful conversation.
It has changed, it has evolved, it has grown, it has been pruned through the years, but it has been in large full bloom for 56 years as of this coming weekend.
DEAR AUNTY PAM: Got a big ol’ problem and I hope you can help.
QUESTION: We have always used BC and AD to denote calendar years. Now, we commonly see BCE and CE. Why and what is the difference? (Asked by Jan Rushton, instructor, Rock Steady Boxing Class, YMCA.)
For the past 40 months, COVID-19 has lurked like the rattlesnake it is, hidden and ready to strike at just the right moment. For 40 months, I avoided that snake by parrying with all of the appropriate protocols to quell its rattlers – wearing masks, washing hands, cleaning surfaces with anti…
It’s all about leverage, you see. Especially when it comes to a F.R.O.G.
This is one of the busiest times of any year, and it’s one worth noting and celebrating.
Reader finds editorial cartoon disrespectful
Think about it, one of the most exciting events in the life of a little child is when that kid begins to be able to form language. We are eager for our kids to talk because it is amazing when we can have a relationship with them that is enhanced by words. The average number of words a person…
At the Master Gardener plant sale earlier this year, one patron had a question about controlling aphids on her roses. After a bit of conversation, we figured out she had something eating the leaves, chewing holes. I explained that she was dealing with another pest entirely, since aphids don’…
Exercise can be divided into four types:
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ war on Disney justly blew up in his face as the theme-park giant announced it was scrapping an almost $1 billion planned new corporate campus in Orlando, in part because of DeSantis’ relentless punishment of the company for criticizing his “don’t say gay” policy.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful for the people of our great nation to all love God and each other?