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Breathe Better Air at Home

When you get home at the end of a busy day, it feels good to take a nice deep breath in anticipation of a quiet evening indoors. That is what home is supposed to be; a refuge from the hectic world outside. But when you take that nice deep breath, do you ever stop to […]

Beef Stew with Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients:4 cups cubed vegetables (cut into 1/2-inch pieces), such as carrots,butternut squash, parsnips, or sweet potatoes1 medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces2 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 1/2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes3/4 cup chicken broth3 bay leaves1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves1/2 teaspoon black pepper, coarse grind1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup dry red wine […]

Social Media and the Elderly

Social media is often criticized for its tendency to isolate people behind their computer screens, limiting their face-to-face, real world interactions. But for one group, Americans 65 and older, it can have a different effect. A recent Michigan State University study showed that Internet use by those of retirement age actually reduces the chances of […]

Check Your Engine

Since 1994, cars and trucks have been required to have an on-board diagnostics system to ensure proper emission-control system operation. If your vehicle shows any signs of having an emission problem, your “Check Engine” or “Service Engine Soon” light will glow. It is intended to inform the driver that a problem has been detected and […]

A Happy, Active Pet

Many dogs and cats spend much of their day with little to do. They sit at home, resting and waiting for their human companions to return home from work. These pets can become bored which often leads to naughty behavior. They also may not be getting the exercise they need each day. To help your […]