Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus fruits are among the world’s most popular fruits. Oranges are the king of the juicy orbs. They have grown on orange trees for thousands o...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Love has limits

Love has limits

There is a new movement afoot variously calling for love or understanding or cooperation. Sounds good on the surface. Loving people, caring for people...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Pruning in Late Winter

Pruning in Late Winter

Winter is the time to work on pruning your trees and shrubs. Once the sap starts to rise in spring and the buds on your woody plants start to swell, y...

January 21st, 2020 |  



Float your way to peace, quiet

Float your way to peace, quiet

Adam didn’t know how good he had it.There he was in the Garden of Eden, with the trees, pleasing to the eye and good for food. He had the livest...

January 21st, 2020 |  


At the Capitol: Budget hearings focus of Legislature

At the Capitol: Budget hearings focus of Legislature

CHARLESTON — As the 2020 regular legislative session completed it’s first full week, it seemed to be settling in to the slow, deliberate p...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Please hand me the Bengay

Please hand me the Bengay

As You may or may not know, I am an avid football fan. College football is OK, and I will watch it with some interest, but I am an NFL freak.I started...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Just give me a sharp stick

Just give me a sharp stick

There is a nice-sized room on the ground floor of our house that was intended to be the family dining room. I have always used it as an office.When I ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Bigger, better, but not both

Bigger, better, but not both

Carrie Fisher said some wonderfully pithy things. One of my favorites is, “Instant gratification takes too long.” Another is, “As yo...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Tight finances result in low-key start to legislature session

Tight finances result in low-key start to legislature session

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A combination of an election year and tight state finances has resulted in the 2020 regular session of the state Legislature...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: The creation of a spiritual family

Search the Scriptures: The creation of a spiritual family

Some years back, a young lady, realizing that she was about to reach an age where she would be making her own decisions concerning jobs, homes and the...

January 16th, 2020 |