As an avid walker, Jilly Yimek constantly combs websites and the newspaper calendars for events where she can strut her stuff for a stronger body and healthier heart. She didn’t realize she was also getting a stronger sense of community and self along with leaner muscles.
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Having battled bone cancer as a child, chemotherapy treatments had robbed Cassie Stratford of her hair once before.
“Less is more,” a phrase from the 1855 poem “Andrea del Sarto, called ‘The Faultless Painter’” by Robert Browning. The phrase was adopted by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), American-German architect, as a precept for minimalist design.
Green living involves individual choices, including voting. Lately, I have spent many afternoons in front of stores offering to help register voters.
Q: I am chairman of building and grounds at a church where we have palm trees that are about 40 feet tall. These trees have skirts of dead fronds below the green tops. Somebody told me if we wait long enough, these dead fronds will simply fall off and we won’t have to trim them. Is this true?
Who better to bring attention to a cause in Las Vegas than 18 of the city’s most prominent men? Sporting pink every day in October, participants in the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign by the have each pledged to raise awareness, and funding, for breast cancer.
On her first day at her job, then-36-year-old Jennifer Nordstrom had to take a little time off. It wasn’t for her youngest son’s birthday — it was his ninth — but for a regular medical appointment she’d booked months before landing her first job in the corporate world.
An awards show Sept. 15 at Wynn Las Vegas recognized the best in television, radio, online and mobile direct response marketing. Think Pocket Hose, My Pillow, Ninja Coffee Bar, Oxy Clean, Ped Egg Foot File, Battle Balloons, Polar Pooch Self Cooling Mat and Jillian Michaels Nordic Track.
Q: When do I feed a 50-year-old pecan tree growing in our front yard, and with what?
Q: My refrigerator wasn’t getting cold enough, so I called in a repairman. He said the fan was blocked, pulled out a bunch of debris and cleaned it out. He commented that most problems with refrigerators could be avoided with simple maintenance. With that, he socked me with a $150 repair bill and I’m irate. What other maintenance could I have done?