Don’t miss: “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind”
For a lot of people—probably most—trail running involves getting off the asphalt. That usually means compacted dirt, crushed limestone or woodchips, surfaces that offer a softer alternative to the pavement but are typically no problem for traditional running shoes to handle. But then you hav…
Holy mother of summer, it’s gotten HOT. My dog is sleeping in our shower because the tiles are cool. I’m testing recipes in the morning because I don’t want my oven cranking all afternoon. And—this is how I know it’s really hot—I might be coming close to drinking my daily recommended amount …
I think we can all agree there are people we just can’t keep straight, either because of their similar vocations, names or both. Our endless streams of information deliver words and images to us at a rate that makes it impossible to retain most of it. We end up—or at least I do—in a dreamy s…
Will we be a nation with fast-food fried chicken and waffles as close as any KFC counter? Or will this dish disappear faster than pancakes at summer camp?
Over the past 20 years, bone fracture rates in women have declined thanks to osteoporosis screening and treatment.
The school year runs just the opposite of the growing season, making it difficult for educators to teach kids how to garden. But many school systems enlist volunteers to prep garden beds while students are on summer break, making the crops ready to tend when classes resume in September.
Certain foods just need to be made and eaten at least once a summer. Corn chowder—or chowdah, as my in-laws would say—is one. And if you are in a place where the ears of fresh sweet corn are piled high at the market, then you must make it more than once.
When the pre-cut melon salmonella outbreak hit earlier this month, anybody who has had more than a few conversations with food safety attorney Bill Marler could hear his “I told you so.”
While daydreaming about that perfect camping trip, you might think about your traveling companions, the scenic setting and the relaxing night under the stars next to a fire with a s’more in one hand and a drink in the other.
From eggs to Honey Smacks and pre-cut melon, the food products recalled during the past few weeks could make shoppers queasy with worry about whether what they’ve just picked up from the grocery store is riddled with potentially harmful pathogens.
Looking for a beautiful necklace to wear or to give as a gift? You might be impressed by “The Blessing Flower” necklace. This necklace features a tiny desert flower, known as The Blessing Flower, which blooms in about a minute on the chain after a few droplets of water are placed on it.
If you want to end a summer celebration or gathering with a big old bang, you would be hard pressed to pick a better dessert than an ice cream pie. Somehow, ice cream stuffed into a pie crust just seems so much more festive and decadent and sultry than bowls of ice cream.
I don’t know why I haven’t done it sooner since we live nearby. You would think that in the four years because it was built, I would have walked over for a closer look. Yet you know how life is. Busy at work. Busy running errands. Busy mowing the yard. Busy. Too busy.
Fresh water is an increasingly precious resource around the world. In Wisconsin, about 66 percent of the population drinks water drawn from over 750,000 private wells, and 100 percent of the population in Rock County drinks water from over 15,000 wells.
Q: I have a friend who is not good at expressing vulnerability. We’ve been best friends for three years and only once has she opened up to me about traumatic life experiences—and only then because we forced ourselves to talk about emotions by playing “Feelings Roulette.” She never asks for e…
Q: My son flunked out of college his first year at 18, losing all the scholarships he had earned. He spent the time instead on the internet. He came back home and said, “What do you expect? Everybody was on my case since ninth grade.”
Back-to-school time means it is also time to make sure your child is up to date on all of his or her immunizations. It is also a perfect time to make sure you have copies of all of your child’s immunization records stored safely—a step many parents forget.
Q: My wife and I got married two years ago. Even though we had been together for a long time, I was extremely reluctant to take the plunge. She’s smart and kind and beautiful, but I’ve just never felt “it” for her.
There is a spectrum of reactions when it comes to interactions with church. There are a variety of church methods, denominations and leadership styles that all contribute to how church is experienced.
Breast milk is nature-made and provides a baby with everything he or she needs for his or her first year of life. Breast-feeding provides many health, nutritional, economic and emotional benefits to the mother and baby. There are also significant benefits to the community, workplace and the …
JODHPUR, India—In the summer of 1944, hundreds of royals gathered for the opening of Umaid Bhawan Palace, a magnificent sandstone edifice that dominates the skyline in India’s northwestern city of Jodhpur. It was the last of its kind.
Q: I am a grandmother to a lovely 8-year-old boy whose parents are about to separate. I am supportive of both parents and want only the best for them and my little grandson. It seems very amicable, and I know they will co-parent with only the best interests of my grandson at heart.