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Curl up with chicken and noodles

January 22, 2014 Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s feasts are traditional indulgences that are hard to pass up. more »»

Let plates, clothes and kids clean themselves

January 19, 2014 Back when I lived the uncultured life of a bachelor, I sometimes allowed dirty dishes to pile up in the sink. OK, perhaps a tad more than ‘‘sometime. more »»

Teenage angst has paid off well, from grunge to pop

January 19, 2014 When I was a normal, non-famous teenager, I did normal, non-famous teenager stuff. I dressed like an idiot. more »»

Kick habit of losing single shoes

January 12, 2014 A whole bunch of people are hobbling about in single shoes, boots and flip-flops. I don’t know where they are, but they’re out there. I keep driving by their missing shoes, boots and flip-flops. more »»

Meeting featured locally produced foods

January 9, 2014 The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District 63rd annual meeting was held this past fall at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds in Cortlan. more »»

Race for governor shaping up

January 5, 2014 Ohio Gov. more »»

Is this a tall tale or snow job?

January 5, 2014 ‘‘Tell us another scary story,’’ one little pest begged. ‘‘Yeah, tell us again about when there were no video games,’’ the other said. more »»

Remembering one who has gone too soon

January 5, 2014 The first column of 2014 … but really an extension of the last column of 2013. more »»

Tech to-do list keeps circuits from getting crossed

January 5, 2014 I’m tech-savvy, I swear. Just because my computer has seen three presidential elections doesn’t mean I wouldn’t know how to use a new one. more »»

Examining the personalities of garlic

December 30, 2013 I’ve planted garlic for many years, usually whatever I could find at the local garden center and sometimes what was on sale in one of my favorite seed catalogs, but I’ve never planted hardneck garlic. more »»

Goodbye, clown; hello, coffee: Valley changes in 2013

December 29, 2013 I wanted to do some kind of year-end list, but the range of list topics is hard to narrow down. Albums? I am so behind on new music. TV? Way too much to even start to rate. more »»

Goodbye, clown; hello, coffee: Valley changes in 2013

December 29, 2013 I wanted to do some kind of year-end list, but the range of list topics is hard to narrow down. Albums? I am so behind on new music. TV? Way too much to even start to rate. more »»

Looking back and looking forward to 2014

December 29, 2013 Can it be the last column of 2013, already? Sigh. It doesn’t seem like another year could have elapsed so quickly. And what a difference a year make. more »»

Some old questions ring in new year

December 29, 2013 So what do batteries run on? Why do the instructions never state, ‘‘Open over there?” Come to think of it, how do instructions know we’re ‘‘here’’ and not “there?” If a mime is arrested, does he nee... more »»

YouTube gives blast from past

December 25, 2013 Last week I wrote about all of the wonderful Christmas specials of those Claymation-y, commercial-y 1980s and early ’90s. more »»

Christmas countdown includes Santa, gremlins

December 22, 2013 On the 12th day of Christmas, Netflix gave to me “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on Watch Instantly! Christmas isn’t easy on us night shift worker. more »»

Joy bells go bong over the season

December 22, 2013 There is no greater collection of grumps, cranks and grouches than what shows up during the joys of the Christmas season. Or maybe that’s just in the malls. more »»

Twas Three Days Before Christmas ...

December 22, 2013 And so it is time, once again, for the PK version of “Twas the Night Before Christmas. more »»

Finding a rosemary to last the winter

December 16, 2013 It’s no secret that I haven’t had much luck overwintering rosemary, one of the most pungent and often misunderstood herbs in the culinary garden. more »»

Christmas countdown includes Santa, gremlins, Willie Nelson

December 15, 2013 On the 12th day of Christmas, Netflix gave to me “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on Watch Instantly! Christmas isn’t easy on us night shift worker. more »»

 
 
 

 

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