How to get cheap or free internet access at home
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you help me find a cheap Internet service for my house? I’m retired and live on a fixed income, and the Internet service I use now is too expensive. — Financially squeezed Dear Squeezed, There are actually a number ...
Moore-Lindsay Historical House Museum volunteers busy decorating house for Christmas guests
Volunteers at the Moore-Lindsay Historical House Museum have been just as busy as the elves at the North Pole....
Interaction and gadgets
Gadgets and various inventions can make life easier particularly when it comes to making life a little easier....
Shel Silverstein’s works are classics
A few weeks ago, I was asked what was my favorite children’s book. The only answer I had was anything by Shel Silverstein. A weird answer to some, but I couldn’t tell you one specific book. They were all just too good....
Daughter isn’t coping well with news family is moving
Q: We’ve just gotten notification that my husband is being transferred to another state. Our oldest daughter is devastated because she doesn’t want to leave her school and friends. We’re considering letting her stay with her grandmother ...
Apply ‘hang in there principle’ to help son stop cutting corners
Q: My 11-year-old son cuts corners on everything. If he does a chore, he’ll leave the cleaning products behind. If his bed is hard to make, he hides the sheet in the closet and throws the blanket over the bed. Concerning his schoolwork, ...
Reader gives dry-eye suggestion that could translate to pets
Dear Dr. Fox: In your recent column, E.W. of Silver Spring, Md., wrote about her Yorkie’s dry eyes. The dog had to get multiple eye drops several times a day....
McD’s McRib only regional
NEW YORK — McDonald’s, which has been struggling to keep up with a raft of new menu items, says the McRib won’t be available nationally this year....
Safety advice for fireplaces, stoves
When the weather outside is frightful, there is nothing better than a roaring fire to chase away the chill. To take full advantage of the cozy warmth, follow a few common-sense precautions to cut the risk of a home fire....
Story time Norman Public Library West invites children and families to its weekly Story Time, at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in the Children’s Area of the new library, 300 Norman Center Court....
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