Shawna, eight years old now, is my third youngest grandkid. I met her at the bus stop last week on Thursday. Whew—what a bundle of energy and joy and enthusiasm! From my view I couldn’t see her step off the bus, but I imagine she jumped high and long. She did run across the street, laughing,…

Shawna, eight years old now, is my third youngest grandkid. I met her at the bus stop last week on Thursday. Whew—what a bundle of energy and joy and enthusiasm! From my view I couldn’t see her step off the bus, but I imagine she jumped high and long. She did run across the street, laughing,…

“And my God will fully satisfy every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19)

Do you love the look of those perfectly manicured lawns or enjoy the taste of vine-ripened vegetables? Maybe you just want to know what those weeds are that constantly grow in your flower beds. Either way, you are a perfect candidate to become a University of Tennessee Master Gardener! The M…

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Where do ancient practices fit into modern medicine? From herbs and teas to tai chi and acupuncture, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the balance of modern and traditional.

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As the holidays approach, I begin to think back to the time when my family made fruitcakes for the Christmas season. My great-grandmother, Ella Darwin Thomison (mistress of Magnolia House) and my grandmother, Clara Thomison Brown were the principal fruitcake makers in our house. They always …

People often ask me how I write this column. Actually there are several answers to that question. Sometimes I have a clear idea in mind and set about to write about it; other times I have a person to introduce you to; sometimes people send in a set of recipes, and sometimes the column just w…

Ahhh... those were the good ol’ days when cars were offered in a plethora of vivid colors and two-tone paint schemes were the all the rage. One of my favorite combos was black and red. Although my parents never owned a car with this combination, the ones I saw on the street certainly made my head snap their way!

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If you’re like most adults, you might have a hard time falling or staying asleep. In fact, a 2018 Consumer Report found that 68 percent of Americans struggle with their sleeping patterns at least once a week. That accounts for 164 million Americans. If you’re included in that number, you may want to try the phenomenon of “clean sleep.”

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While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins

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In the wake of the recent opioid crisis, cannabidiol appears to have become a promising super drug that may lower opioid dependence. Now, CBD, the nonpsychoactive molecule in the cannabis plant and one of the two main components in marijuana has garnered several advocates in other industries, including the world of sports.

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An estimated 5.8 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2019, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This includes an estimated 5.6 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 people younger than 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. One in 10 people age 65 and older (10 percent) has Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s a disease that Amy Losak of Teaneck, New Jersey, knows all too well.