When death, injury or illness come calling, sometimes the love of a pet is all that can heal the pain
By Kim Campbell Thornton
Andrews McMeel Syndication
My father died last month, and less than a ... continue
DEAR READERS: I have received a couple of letters from readers demanding that I keep to the subject of pet care in my Animal Doctor column. The evident reason is that they do not like my “politics.... continue
ANDREWS MCMEEL ALMANAC
Today is the 223rd day of 2020 and the 52nd day of summer.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1821, Missouri was admitted as the 24th U.S. state.
In 1949, President Harry S. Truman signed t... continue
When I buy beets, carrots and turnips at the market, they are often presented as bright bunches, crowned with exuberant stalks sprouting a cascade of green leaves. While it may be tempting to chop ... continue
A July 29 headline in the Ken-Ton Bee in Kenmore, New York, caught the attention of The Buffalo News: "Leprechaun spotted looting cars on Hamilton Boulevard." Kenmore Police Capt. A.J. Kiefer told ... continue
Investors in private mortgages are licking their chops over what some see as a pending tidal wave of note sales in the coming months.
They believe many sellers will be forced to finance their own s... continue
DEAR DR. BLONZ: I’m a 69-year-old male, vegan, with an active cycling routine. For most of my adult life, I’ve been a blood donor without any problems. About two years ago, I began consistently fai... continue
Gardeners can retreat to a cool spot indoors when the temperature soars. Plants have to stay put. Fortunately, a surprising variety of flowers not only tolerate the heat, but thrive in it. Summerti... continue
Whether open-air, screened-in or wraparound, a porch links a home to the outside world. A porch's presence is most welcome, especially during the coronavirus age, where physical distancing and fres... continue