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Pelvic Discomfort, UTIs and Nocturia

Post-menopausal or not, don’t put off a gynecological exam.

October 3, 2022

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Droopy Lids or Bedroom Eyes?

Sometimes, it’s a matter of perspective.

October 2, 2022

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The Week That Was, 10.1.2022

LAST WEEK LittleBird Mary Carpenter had her eye on . . . eyes. iStock Mary's focus (get it?) was on red-eye and the drops people use to clear them up. Not so fast, she reported, or at least not so often. She explained in a way we could understand and even suggested ways of dealing with [...]

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Kitchen Detail: A No-Roast Roast

Turn off that oven! You can still have a great roast.

September 29, 2022

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Green Acre #399: The Monster Mash

This giant philodendron does fine, even though I never actually planted it.

September 28, 2022

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Late Dates #5: Why Date After 50?

Reasons not to blow off the dating rodeo and just adopt a cat.

September 27, 2022

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Red-Eye Alert

Repeated use of redness-relief eyedrops can be counter-productive.

September 26, 2022

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Non-Essential vs Most Essential

‘Ask Val’ answers your urgent questions, Vol. 4.

September 25, 2022

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Kitchen Detail: Winning Horses Doovers

Eat enough of these hors d’oeuvre and you won’t need dinner.

September 22, 2022

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Green Acre #398: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

It’s early for bulb planting but maybe not a moment too soon.

September 21, 2022

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Not-So-Basic Basics for Fall

Pink corduroy, plum suede loafers, a raspberry varsity jacket. Hello, autumn.

September 20, 2022

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Group Therapy

Benefits include a broader perspective and working together to process problems.

September 19, 2022

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(Un)Likely Stories

Pricy moisturizers and other fractured fairy tales.

September 18, 2022

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Kitchen Detail: A Wedding Tiramisu

A no-bake, all-delish Italian dessert.

September 15, 2022

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Green Acre #397: Of Toes and the Tropics

No hurricane this Florida visit, but danger was lurking elsewhere.

September 14, 2022

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ICYMI: Dr. T Shops CVS

Drugstore fabulous.

September 13, 2022

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It’s Eye-Opening

Sleepy peepers? Fake wide-awakeness.

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Green Burial

Eco-sensitive options for your last remains.

September 12, 2022

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