Home Lifestyle

Winter Residents

by Carol Buie-Jackson ~ The cooler weather and shorter days have prompted the migrating birds to do just that…migrate to their wintering grounds. We are getting reports that the white-throated sparrows have arrived. These beautiful birds with their distinctive call breed up north, but come down here to spend the winter with us. Some customers […]

October Is Owl Month!

By Carol Buie-Jackson ~ Maybe it’s because of Halloween… Maybe it’s because the owls will start getting more active… Maybe it’s the October chill that’s coming (fingers crossed)… Whatever it is, October puts us in the mood for OWLS! And we hope these pictures, from one of our customers, will help put you in the mood, […]

Live by the Sword . . . 

 By Bob Poliquin ~  There is obvious concern among both liberal- and conservative-minded world citizens that nuclear weapons can permanently alter or even end society as we know it, hence the term weapons of mass destruction (WMD). WMD includes nuclear, radiological, chemical, and biological weapons capable of killing or incapacitating enemies en masse and crippling their […]

Emancipation Oak

By Donna Smith ~ Reflecting on the many symbols of American freedom brings to mind a proud eagle soaring over treetops, Old Glory waving her colors, fireworks sparkling and booming over ball fields, amusement parks, and waterways.  Another visible symbol of freedom and its cost is the Emancipation Oak, whose limbs sprawl over a hundred […]