Ken-Do Attitude

Start growing your summer food

Try growing some of your own food this summer. Enjoy delicious produce, save money, and reduce climate-warming gas emissions associated with long-distance transportation and packaging of store-bought foods. Most vegetables and...

Sweet Simplicity

Simple living: Different for everyone

What does “simple living” mean to you? Does it mean reducing clutter or streamlining your chores? While it means different things to each of us, living a simple life is an important way that we can protect our mental health as...

Gardening Tips

Dogwoods yearn for afternoon shade

Cornus florida is a wonderful deciduous native dogwood that loves to live with morning sun and afternoon shade. These beautiful small trees live under the shade of larger trees, growing 15-30 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide. In a...

Antique Discovery

Oil lamps have shown way for years

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) Since the dawn of time, people have tried to illuminate the darkness with an artificial source of light. As an...