Best Face Forward
Oct15

Best Face Forward

Make a Few Refreshing Changes Before Holiday Events and Photos By Audrey Ashe     We all want to put our best face on when it comes time to visit with friends and family over the holidays. Amidst reminiscing and catching up on who’s doing what, social functions are also exciting places to show off that new haircut or cute cocktail dress. Of course, there are times when looking back at photos leaves you feeling less than fabulous....

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Taking Your Breath Away
Oct11

Taking Your Breath Away

Looking at a Few Common Lung Issues By David Buice   Breathing is essential to life, and our lungs are part of a very complicated apparatus that expands and contracts nearly 20,000 times daily as our bodies take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. Lung disease can result from problems in any part of this vital system—and there are a few problems that afflict tens of millions of Americans every year.   Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...

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A House in the Woods
Oct05

A House in the Woods

  UPDATED EXTERIOR This mid-century original underwent a comprehensive renovation for its new owners, both to respect the home’s roots and reflect the owners’ aesthetic and lifestyle. Every inch of the space, interior and exterior, was redone.     CUSTOM Kitchen The entry wall wraps to form the interior custom walnut cabinetry inside, both at the entry gallery and into the kitchen, part of an open concept living space.   LAID-Back...

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Dealing With the Stress of Unexpected Changes
Oct02

Dealing With the Stress of Unexpected Changes

By Mimi Greenwood Knight         You’ve undergone life changes you didn’t sign up for or expect. But here you are. When it happened to our family, we made a lot of mistakes. But we also learned some strategies that helped, and continue to help, as we move forward. On November 6, 2014, our home phone rang at 3:00 in the morning and life for our family was never the same. An hour before, our dynamic, world-moving daughter had a freak...

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Pumpkins & an Irishman Called Jack
Oct02

Pumpkins & an Irishman Called Jack

The carved pumpkin, otherwise known as a jack-o-lantern, is an established part of our Halloween traditions, but where did that practice come from? Why do we carve pumpkins at Halloween? The answer lies buried deep in the myths and traditions of ancient Ireland. One version of the tale says that a fellow named Jack once chased the devil up a tree. Then he made a deal: He would let the devil come down from the tree if the devil...

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