by Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle Some of us are ‘hood’ mommas and papas. You know, we’re positively nosey…constantly in other families’ business. It’s natural for us. I look out for and after my neighbors’ children and expect them to do the same for mine. I’m quick to inquire and to reprimand. And yeah, if I see it, […]
Archive | November 2002
Homeowners: Are you thinking about refinancing your mortgage in order to get cash for home repairs or debt consolidation? Renters: Are you thinking of buying a house? Please BEWARE! There are some lenders out there that will take advantage of you and you could lose your home as a result! These lenders, called “predatory lenders,” […]
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD) is an injury disease caused by strain, sprain, or surgery. If left untreated, RSD can and usually does spread to other parts of the body. Symptoms of RSD usually begin within a few weeks of the original injury. Typically, a patient begins complaining of severe pain and / or a […]
Creeping Charlie is the bane of many lawn enthusiasts, because it tends to grow no matter what you do to stop it. It has small, scalloped, dark green leaves that may turn red or purple in full sunlight, and grows in long stems along the ground. Flowers are purplish to blue. You can make positive […]
People who walk their dogs in the park near Riverside University High School, just east of the river, are technically breaking a county ordinance. They can be (and sometimes are) ticketed. But it’s one of the biggest, safest green spaces around. So what’s a dog-walker to do?