STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Asparagus,Tomato and Feta Penne
Looking for something speedy for dinner? This delicious pasta dish is light, colorful and works great asside dish or main course. Asparagus is in season andit's time to takeadvantage of the tender gre... Posted on 5/16/13 at 9:37 AM
ASTRO BOB Once upon a midnight summer's dream
Midnight. Too late for a look at the sky? Not if you hungry for a token of summer. It's out there alright - the Summer Triangle. It's unclear who named this giant triangle formed by three of summer'... Posted on 5/1/13 at 3:42 PM
ROSE'S PIN-TESTS Made it Myself Monday 13: Basket Garden
Spring is here! Or so the weather man is promising... To top it all off, it's also Earth Day. So, to celebrate, I'm trying out a garden project!
These instructions are for an apartment patio about ei... Posted on 4/22/13 at 9:01 PM
THE NEW FORTY My garden companions have returned...
I have been uplifted by three straight days of robin sightings. The robins are back in the area my friends. I have seen a pair of them frequenting my deck.
I wonder if they are the babies from last y... Posted on 4/20/13 at 10:40 PM
Spring has arrived and we’re waiting for the ground the thaw.
And if you’ve been thinking about planting a garden but don’t really know where to start, Anne Smith of the Grand Forks Horticultural Society has a plan for you.
With residential, city and industrial uses all requiring their share of the precious resource, the question of Dickinson residents facing a water rationing scenario as early as next year bubbles to the surface.
This summer seems to be the season of sequels. There are still a few new, original gems littered throughout the barrage of part deuxs, treys and remixes. Let’s take a week-by-week glimpse at what to watch after baking in a little sun.
Airlines are reserving a growing number of window and aisle seats for passengers willing to pay extra. That's helping to boost revenue but also making it harder for friends and family members who don't pay this fee to sit next to each other. At the peak of the summer travel season, it might be nearly impossible.
From pet stores to pharmacies, the job market for teens is warming up along with the weather. And for teens thinking about a summer paycheck, now’s the time to pounce. Hiring is expected to be better than during the pits of the recession, and there’ll be less competition from jobless adults looking for part-time, seasonal work, according to several hiring studies.
If this exceptionally warm winter passes without an extended hard freeze, spring could bring an explosion of black-legged ticks, those tiny pests that transmit Lyme disease. That promises trouble for outdoors-loving Minnesotans already being diagnosed in record numbers with tick-borne illnesses.
Insomnia plagues many in summer Summertime is so relaxing, what with its casual schedule, the warm weather that draws folks outdoors late into the evening, the promise of vacation respite and fun. And all of that restful sleep. Except when you can’t get to sleep. Or you crash, but you can’t stay asleep.
In North Dakota and Minnesota, even summer’s most spectacular days are just a little bittersweet. That’s because up here, people’s enjoyment of the weather is tempered by the knowledge that it’s fleeting — that this, too, shall pass; that October’s morning frosts soon enough will arrive; and then before you know it, it’ll be December, and blizzards will start rolling across the prairie like a division of white tanks.
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