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Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

On a day that I was visiting someone in a nursing home, angels, disguised as caregivers, came in and requested that I step out while ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher - a friend of mine - that he'd broken his iPad. » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

I recently met with the Rotary Club Sunrise Chapter and we had a long discussion on weed control in turfgrass. If you are looking to ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

Q: We would like to limit our 16-year-old son's video game and cell phone time. We think homework should come first and then free ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

All my life, as long as I can recall, Mama saved things. Not because she was sentimental but because she had grown up Scotch-Irish poor ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

A great article from one of my colleagues in Cherokee County has made sense of the ever changing seed catalog. And with our winter time ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

In the past week, the Extension office has received calls from local homeowners concerned with insects massing in and around their homes. Most of the ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

A few years back, I was interviewing Celia Rivenbark, a noted Southern humorist and a friend of mine, on public radio. We were in a ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

Q: Our 3-year-old son is very sweet, loving, and generally well-behaved. Occasionally, however, he breaks into a huge tantrum during which he becomes uncontrollable. The ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

Someone I know not, but who is a reader of this column, wrote to ask a question the other day. She had just finished reading ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

A journalist asks, "Why do today's parents seem to be having so many more parenting difficulties than did parents of previous generations?" » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

I recently visited a homeowner that had some issues with camellias in her landscape. The plants were over 75 years old and looked to be ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

A farmer recommended I reprint this article because he knew many people had issues with this troublesome pest. Soon our soil temperatures will rise and ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

It has taken a while but I have come to know that writers are shaped dramatically by the places from which we come. Those places ... » Read More
Countering a bad influence of disrespect

Countering a bad influence of disrespect

Q: My ex-husband and I have pretty much 50-50 custody of our 15-year-old son, who has become infected with his father's disrespect for me. » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

I ended a recent column by proposing that "while their proper upbringing is a big deal, children themselves are not." » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

Why would the county ag agent write about UFOs? To get you to read this article! » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

A speaking engagement in the Chattanooga area landed us within a few minutes of Chickamauga, the site of one of the Civil War's bloodiest ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

As the old year spits and sputters to an end and the new one waits in the wings, straining with enthusiasm to burst forth with ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

From all of the site visits I have made since I have been in Effingham County, I would conservatively say 50 percent of the people ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

Q: Our daughter died last year - long, sad story - leaving behind a 2-year-old boy. The father - not named on the birth certificate - is not and ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

So it was that several years ago, I was hired to speak on a few occasions for riverboat cruises on the Mississippi. Paddle boats that ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

Family is home and we are enjoying their company. But, while you have those extra hands around make sure to get some free labor out ... » Read More
Legion Auxiliary brings Christmas joy to veterans

Legion Auxiliary brings Christmas joy to veterans

The Auxiliary of American Legion Post 209 made a trip to Augusta to stock the gift shop at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Medical Center ... » Read More

Springfield Garden Club announces decoration winners

The Springfield Garden Club has announced the winners in its annual Christmas decoration contest. » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

Q: My 7-year-old recently had his 9-year-old friend over to spend the night. At their request, I let them take a bubble bath together. I ... » Read More
A word from UGA Extension

A word from UGA Extension

I have not received the phone calls yet on this issue, but I know they will come soon. Large patch is a fungus that attacks ... » Read More
Dixie Diva

Dixie Diva

A much appreciated kindness was given to me a few months ago. Someone recognized my need for help and made a big effort to give ... » Read More
Living with children

Living with children

According to Wikipedia, a meme is "an idea…that spreads from person to person within a culture." A meme is analogous to a mental virus ... » Read More


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