One of the benefits of living in Southern Nevada is not having to worry about seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression related to changes in seasons. Symptoms are most common in areas that experience fewer sunny days, usually starting in the fall and continuing into winter. Treatment for the “winter blues” may include phototherapy, psychotherapy and medications.
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This week, temperatures are projected to reach 117 degrees. Most landscape plants can handle these temperatures, so don’t panic.
Staying clean is a necessity and a luxury in our modern life. As new cleaning products flood the market and capture our attention with clever marketing and earthy packaging, it is difficult to know what to choose. What is best for us and our home, planet Earth?
Dear Gail: I just started back to work and it has become overwhelming for me to keep things picked up, especially in our family room. Do you have any tips on ways to reduce or at least control everyday clutter? — Ann Marie
We’re above the ho-hum spin of the typical, builder-grade utilitarian ceiling fan, and it’s time to switch to the modern beauty and flair of an art piece that can keep you cool.
Our spring this year was cool and wet. Even our early summer was that way. This kind of weather was good for producing a lot of tomatoes but not necessarily for high-quality fruit from fruit trees.
Q: I have a cabinet drawer that no longer slides smoothly. I can move it side to side and up and down. How can I fix this?
Everyone uses parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. In fact, these herbs are so popular that Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel sang about them in their 1968 hit, “Scarborough Fair.”