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Knowing something and doing something about it are two different things.
A bat is ruining the relative peaceful Becker household — not that they’re known for their warm loving personality.
Things you can count on in life? It’s a pretty short list.
A new study says that people with a positive attitude about life are likely to live 15% longer than their negative thinking counterparts. Positive readers of this will think they’ve known this all along and will go out and take a happy walk.
As I’ve done for the past few years, I attended the Rescue Mission’s book sale at the Sunset Plaza. I always buy books there, naturally, but this year I left with a little, old book that made me especially happy. It was “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” by Ian Fleming.
There are many things that are quite disturbing to think about.
I’m searching for just the right used sofa for a rental that we want to make into an AirBnB. Frankly, there are very few couches I don’t love.
Something happened in July of this year that will significantly impact automobile travel in the future.
Creating art has been proven to have long-term health benefits, including relieving stress and improving memory. Art can be therapeutic, allowing us to express emotions and work through issues, or just the opposite, serving as a distraction by focusing on something other than our problem.
I’m not much of a nonfiction reader, but with books like “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester, I just might become a huge fan.
Are you ready to see fields of waving hemp as you drive down the road? It might be the case in the next few years as hemp becomes a more popular alternative crop in Nebraska.
We’ve all be there — that uncomfortable situation when some stranger keeps talking and talking and you’d like that person to … well, just shut up.
It wasn’t a stop I had planned to make.
If you want a lively conversation starter at a party, just mention “sheets.”
Community is the driving force behind Norfolk’s upcoming ’Fork Fest. Spearheaded by the Norfolk Arts Center, ’Fork Fest brings together area artists, musicians and restaurants for an event that celebrates our creative community. This is the fourth year for the festival, which will be held on…
It’s time to break out the spade and garden gloves. I’ve been inspired by recent visits to unbelievably beautiful flower gardens. I think we could transform an empty spot around the farm into an oasis of color.
When I visit a new city, I always plan stops at a few of the best or more interesting bookstores.
This summer has been a great time to celebrate Nebraska as a true train state.
I remember well the first day I walked into the Daily News as a new member of the staff in September 1987.
When the calendar turns over to August, it signals that another school year is on the horizon (even though there are still some Northeast Nebraskans who think classes shouldn’t resume until after Labor Day).