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Down Home 07-27-14
This isn’t the first time and more than likely it won’t be the last. I’m putting myself back on the wagon as I’ve eaten my way through the last pile of “fat” clothes I have stashed in my closet.
In the Garden 07-27-14
Quercus is the Latin name for oak. It is a quirky name; some believe its roots came from the Celtic word for “fine tree.” Anyone familiar with oaks knows they are indeed fine trees.
Concerning Kids 07-26-14
Just last week, I was at a family gathering and one of my cousins found out that I’m a teen librarian.
“My son is 11 but he reads at an 11th grade level,” my cousin said. “He loves to read but it’s so hard to find books that are challenging for him and have age appropriate content. What do I do?”
The Stillwater Farmers Market is open every Monday at Stillwater Medical Center from 2-5:30 p.m. and every Wednesday and Saturday in Strickland Park at the corner of Hall of Fame Avenue and Main Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s at market this week?
The Library Shelf 07-22-14
Payne County gardeners soon will be reaping the benefits of the hard work put into their vegetable gardens all summer long.
To help community members maximize their summer harvest, Stillwater Public Library is presenting “Yes We Can,” an introductory class on preserving food at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7.
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Life at Boomer Lake 07-20-14
A couple of unusual items made it on the list of notoriety this week, but we’ll hold off on that for the time being.
Baby birds are still infiltrating the area and are growing quickly.
Live Well 07-20-14
It is way too easy to hit snooze on my alarm clock.
Exercising in the morning always seems like a good idea until the alarm starts yelling at an ungodly hour.
Roses are a beautiful addition to any garden and landscape. They come in a variety of colors that enhance your yard. However, like other plants, roses are susceptible to disease. One that seems to hit roses the hardest is rose rosette disease caused by the rose rosette virus.
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