Lifestyle

Adapted from an online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I have been with my husband since we were 16; we are now 71, and we have been married for 53 years. We were insanely in love, and…

The Southwind Extension District is offering a Master Food Volunteer training in January and February.  The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.  Master food volunteers receive training in nutrition, food, wellness and food safety.  They…

The Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at Kansas State university is partnering with the Southwind Extension District to host the 2022 Farm and Ranch Transition Conference on Dec. 15, at the Neosho Valley Event…

Have you heard from your veterinarian about Vitamin A deficiencies, or the likelihood of them this year? Vitamin A deficiency can present with many different clinical signs, but the most common signs are weak or…

Dear Carolyn: I will be a bridesmaid in the wedding of a dear friend who lives out of state. My partner of four years is also invited. I’m torn about whether he should come. On…

DEAR DR. ROACH: Today was a real eye-opener for me. Two days ago, I visited my doctor, who prescribed vancomycin for a digestive problem I was having. Today I got a call from my usual…

Dear Carolyn: I have received two invitations in the past few months to weddings held within two weeks of receiving the invite. As a general rule, I think people worry too much about how wedding…

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have always wondered if it matters if you swallow a bunch of pills in one swallow or if it would be better to space them out. I take a bunch, like…

Even though we didn’t get enough rain last week to be a true drought buster, we did receive enough moisture to get the cool season broadleaf weeds to germinate. My residence is in the far…

Dear Carolyn: I ended a long-distance relationship in a terrible way: by falling in love with someone else while my girlfriend was on the other side of the world; having an affair; and lying to…