New beginnings are always exciting: weddings with candles and flowers, beautiful bridesmaids, handsome groomsmen, laughter, toasts and dancing; the birth of a baby wrapped in blankets, showered with gifts; graduations with speeches about dreams and possibilities; a new job; a new home. Start…
Dear Car Talk: I have a 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i with 171,000 miles. It’s been burning a quart of oil every 1,500 to 2,500 miles. This doesn’t seem right, and I know Subarus have issues with oil burning.
I don’t remember when I learned the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag. I guess it was sometime before I learned to read or write, probably when I first entered school.
I’m sorry to report that my wife’s friend Ambrose the groundhog has not returned this year. Either he met with foul play or passed away during the winter of natural causes.
If you’ve wondered what I have been doing for the last couple of weeks, the answer is weeding. The first three hours of every day, I’ve spent trying to get rid of those green things that are growing where I don’t want them to grow.
Five years ago, I wrote about Sandra Bland, a 28-year old black woman who changed lanes in Waller County, Texas, to allow an approaching patrol car to pass. Instead of passing, the patrolman pulled her over for failure to signal a lane change.
I’m sure you all remember Chrystal, the voodoo plant lady, who I wrote about a few weeks ago. Today, I would like to introduce you to Chrystal’s other half, Scott, her shelf maker and also an iris growing king.
George Floyd's death at the hands – or rather the knee – of Minneapolis police office Derek Chauvin has sparked protests nationwide, including some looting and destruction of property in my hometown of Dallas. I do not condone senseless violence, but I understand some of the rage and frustration that fuels it.
In case you have been cooped up and lost track of time, Memorial Day is two days away. Local greenhouses have reported a huge surge in business. It’s not as bad as the toilet paper boom, but plants are very popular right now.
Violet Grace Brown lived for an hour after her birth on July 7, 2020, at UPMC Horizon in Farrell, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Charles and Miriam Brown of Slippery Rock Township. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her grandparents, Charles and Margaret Brown of Ellwood C…
Shirley C. Glass of Avon Place passed away on July 10, 2020, at her residence. She was 90 years old. Born on March 26, 1930, Shirley was the daughter of the late Julius and Freda (List) Loth. She was a graduate of Mohawk High School, Class of 1948. Shirley married Harry "Pete" Glass in 1951.…