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Gardening | New Year, New Hopes

By Master Gardener Volunteer Lesley Arrandale

As I write in early December, thankfully both temperatures and humidity have mellowed, although we may still be in for warmer days since this is Florida. My vegetables are coming along nicely, with few insects to trouble them. Fruits of some of our berry-bearing trees and shrubs are still maturing, and will be ready for the birds through the winter, while acorns and hickory nuts are keeping the squirrels busy.

Travel | Exploring Graceland and the Ghosts of Elvis

By Debi Lander

Elvis Presley shook the music industry in the 1950s. He rattled and rolled his way to the top, becoming the King of Rock’ n’ Roll. I, however, was battling traffic on a drive toward Memphis. I kept hearing the lyrics of Paul Simon’s Graceland playing in my head, “I’m going to Graceland, Graceland  — in Memphis, Tennessee, I’m going to Graceland.

Pantry Raiders | Cozy up to a slow-cooked meal

By NewsLine Staff

Slow cookers are a handy tool for any home chef, particularly those who juggle busy daily schedules. With slow cookers, meals can be prepared in advance and then left to simmer for hours while they develop deep flavors as meats become tender and succulent.

Capt. David’s Fishing Report

By Captain David Lifka

With a brand-new year comes the start of a brand-new fishing season. The first couple of months of the year are probably the “iffiest” months of the entire fishing season. Area fishing can be very good at times, but good days are usually spotty and hard to predict. 

Golf Tips from T Shot Ranch | Love on the Links … or NOT?

By Janie C. Farina LPGA

Does golf bring couples closer or does golf “slice” a good relationship apart?