Even wine geeks are intimidated by the leather-bound tomes that so many restaurants hand out. When the wine list doesn’t land on the table with a thud, patrons are still met with unrecognizable regions and producers. Plus, no matter where you dine or how much you know, prices can be senseless
Well-meaning parents or grandparents often tell children not to do something with the warning that a serious health implication could result. Kids often take their elders at their word. But some of these warnings bear more truth than others. Here’s the scoop on some of the more common misconceptions.
Psychologists must have a word for it, the phenomenon of shifting the focus of sadness from the source of that sadness to something else. Here’s a fine poem on this subject by Penelope Scambly Schott, who lives in Oregon.
The Gateway Concert Band will present its spring concerts, entitled “Come Roam the World with Us!”, on Sunday, March 25th, at 2:00 PM at the White River High School auditorium; and on Monday, March 26th, at 7:15 PM at the Enumclaw High School auditorium.
The second week of March is a good time for lawn renovation, pruning and garden clean-up. If your soil is dry and your grass is high you can start your motors and get mowing. Better yet, consider a new landscape design that shrinks your lawn so you can downsize to a lightweight, super-quiet push mower.
For some homeowners, remodeling projects are regular occurrences to keep their homes looking fresh. Sometimes, that means smaller changes like a new coat of paint or changing a light fixture. Other times, more substantial changes are needed. Determining those changes can be a challenge, but looking at the potential return on investment is a great way to prioritize.
The bulk of the cleanup from the January ice and snow storm has been accomplished and life is returning to normal. Arborists were not spared as I hauled away four pickup loads of debris from flowering plums, several ornamental cherries and Leyland cypress trees.
Starring Rylie Maxey as Lucy, Alex Schwendeman as Edmund, Tyler Rogers as Peter, Kayli Christine as Susan, Jonathan Fowles as Aslan and Courtney Sankey as the White Witch; ManeStage promises their production will be “a treat for the whole family” and fans of the work of C.S. Lewis.