Much of Idaho has a dry climate, so gardeners often look to drought-resistant plants to form the backbone of their landscaping. One of the best ways to have a garden that is hardy, disease resistant, and willing to grow in a dry climate is to use native plants.
Senior kitties are often overlooked at adoption centers and may find themselves housed in shelters for months at a time. Mature pet people will quickly form a close bond with an older, wiser kitty that offers laser-focused attention and devotion.
To briefly forget about to-do list tasks, personal problems, or political turmoil, Dean Turnblom suggests people go fly a kite. “When you’re holding kite strings, all that matters is keeping it up there.”
We who are left behind and grieving our loss very often need the funeral, the family get-together, the opportunity to grieve, to share our love, and to celebrate the life of this special person whom we will see and share our lives with no more.
By DAVID LAUDERDALE, The State (Columbia, S.C.) (TNS) Howard P. Jones Jr. is a 93-year-old hospice patient who, in February, chose to skydive into
Jazz the Wonder Dog was the one who heard my cries and answered by nudging her head under my hand. Jazz is a gift who teaches me to find joy in scattered moments of my day.
With curiosity, creativity, and an appreciation for century-old tools, Orlyn Gaddis makes fine furniture and shoes for his hard-to-fit feet. Whatever he envisions in leather or wood, he can make.
Lonnie Rudd never doubted his life’s calling as an auctioneer. “I knew as young as first grade that was the only job for me,” said Rudd, 59. A resident of Wilder, he is ranked among the nation’s top livestock auctioneers.
The Native American legend Tale of Two Wolves contains a wisdom worth sharing with a wider readership. The point of the message seems has continued to be meaningful to a wide cross-section of people.
A resident of Meridian, Carol Joyce is not alone in transforming gourds into works of art or objects with a practical purpose, like bowls or vases. By DIANNA TROYER