Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Causes for Yellow Leaves on Houseplants – Ken Lain

A thought as we charge through the New Year. Gardening helps us reconnect with the earth and ourselves. Personal growth is easier if we grow plants. We accomplish new growth when blessed with health, ambition, wits, and persistence. Each we possess is a gift. It’s at the root of why trees have universal appeal and


Opinion: The extreme recklessness of Biden 2.0 – Rich Lowry

Joe Biden 2024 is a bad idea whose time has come. If Democrats had gotten the shellacking that seemed to be coming their way in the midterms, Biden might have been wounded enough for elements of the Democratic establishment to begin to try to shoulder him into retirement. Instead, the Democratic overperformance has Biden looking


Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints – Associated Press

New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems. Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep a healthy brain fit. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether exercise makes any difference once memory starts to slide — research performed amid a


Scientists finally finish decoding entire human genome

Photo: This undated image made available by the National Human Genome Research Institute shows the output from a DNA sequencer Scientists say they have finally assembled the full genetic blueprint for human life, adding the missing pieces to a puzzle nearly completed two decades ago. An international team described the first-ever sequencing of a complete


White House rushes with infrastructure fixes for US economy

The Biden administration is relying on infrastructure dollars to help fix the clogged ports and blanket the nation with internet access — but a series of initiatives rolled out on Tuesday show that the urgent pace might not be fast enough to address the immediate needs of an economy coping with a supply chain squeeze


When to Consider Home Healthcare Options for Your Aging Loved One

Watching aging loved ones grow old can be difficult, and it can be even harder when you think they can’t manage their health on their own. However, it’s a good idea to look into caregiving and home healthcare options early so your loved one can be involved in the process as much as possible. Here