Month: December 2022

Keep those poinsettias alive for next year

Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are popular winter houseplants because they flower in mid-winter, and their beauty comes from colored leaves or bracts, instead of flowers, making their attractiveness long-lasting: Some...

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History of sleds and sleighs

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) There is a famous scene in the movie “”Citizen Kane,” in which the main character laments over innocence lost while...

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