THE DIRT Still going strong
Obviously, at this time of year, most of the plants are pretty much done. I do have a couple of mums that still look spectacular--they were a little later to start blooming, for some reason (I probabl... Posted on 11/9/12 at 8:35 AM
CLOUDBURST 'Tis the Season
Sadly, the warm sunny days of summer are now just a fond memory. The chilly days of autumn have arrived to take their place, and soon will be followed by the long, dark, cold days of winter. We've al... Posted on 10/18/12 at 9:03 PM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO Warming Apple Dessert For Fall: Baked Apple Cream
Last week, one of the culinary instructors sharedbucketfuls of applesfrom his backyard. I took as many as I could carry, and daydreamed about creating fall apple desserts while I was supposed to be pa... Posted on 9/22/12 at 9:28 PM
ASTRO BOB Happy equinox! Half-moon dabbles in the occult tonight
Happy first day of fall! The sun crossed the celestial equator on its way south at 9:49 a.m. (CDT), sending a chill up the spines of those who love summer. Many of us look forward to cooler days and... Posted on 9/22/12 at 11:14 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY "Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?"
Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z... Posted on 9/19/12 at 2:16 PM
Stocks fell in afternoon trading Wednesday on news that several Federal Reserve policymakers in a meeting earlier this month favored cutting back on stimulus programs as early as June if the economy continued to improve.
The number of U.S. homes repossessed by lenders last month fell to the lowest level in more than five years, the latest evidence that the nation's foreclosure crisis is abating amid an improving housing market.
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