December 20, 2011 RSS feed / Family & Friends

Lindell, the sun also rises

A wife’s perspective on life in the military

I have a history of not waking up on time. The problem started when I was a teenager, and everyone thought it was just a phase. “ She’ll grow out of it,” they said. “ What teenager gets up early anyway?” More...

Stovetop ham keeps oven free for pies

When there are so many things that need to get in the oven for your holiday dinner, why not do most of the main dish on the stovetop? More...

Tending your soils, now

Notes from the Garden

I have a confession to make: I added soil amendments last week without first getting my soil tested. I teach gardening, and the first thing I say about soil is to get it tested before you do anything. More...