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Kathy Bradley: Not-so-great expectations

One year it was biscuits. One year it was list-making. The objects of my Lenten fasts have ranged from the concrete and indulgent to the intangible and neurotic. On Ash Wednesday, just hours before my forehead accepted a sooty cross, I decided that this year I would give up expectations.

March 20, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The need for canals to connect the Altamaha River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the importance of canals in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 20, 2016 | | Life


Breakfast: Does eating a morning meal matter for health?

Some people may find nutrition information frustrating in part because of seemingly conflicting messages in the media and other sources related to what to eat. One area of “controversy” is the idea that skipping breakfast has negative consequences for weight management and health indicators such as blood pressure or cholesterol levels. These potential negative impacts could be concerning in that results from a large population study suggest that skipping breakfast is common among American adults, with 18 percent self-reporting skipping the morning meal.

March 20, 2016 | Suzanne Lewis KSL.com | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Kids, not adults, should manage their own sports teams

Q: Is three hours of one sport once a week too much for a 7-year-old? This sport meets from 6-

March 20, 2016 | | Life


Welcome spring with ballgames, bounce houses Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 15th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.

March 16, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Life


Learning through adventure

It has been said that adventure is the best way to learn. Few could argue the truth of this statement, but how many of us would actually pack our bags and move across the world?

March 13, 2016 | By BETH BENTON Special to the Herald | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Ogeechee Canal had a long history before closing

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the importance of canals in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 13, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Authority means unequivocally communicating expectations

Actress Charlize Theron recently caused a media stir when she wrestled her adopted 4-year-old son Jackson to the ground when he began throwing a public tantrum. For this, Theron was labeled a "monster mom" and generally raked over the coals of parenting correctness by the media.

March 13, 2016 | | Life


Cookbook review: 'Naked Nutrition' shares recipes, tips for plant-based diet

"NAKED NUTRITION: Whole Foods Revealed," by Amy Ward Choate and Annie H. Miller, Front Table Books, $21.99, 224 pages

March 02, 2016 | Christie Betzer Deseret News | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Be fully persuaded

G.L. Archer, editor of the "Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties" (Zondervan Press), begins his introduction with this suggestion about how to handle seemingly serious contradictions and other problems in Scripture: "Be fully persuaded in your own mind that an adequate explanation exists, even though you have not yet found it. The aerodynamic engineer may not understand how a bumble bee can fly; yet he trusts that there must be an adequate explanation for its fine performance since, as a matter of fact, it does fly! Even so we may have complete confidence that the divine Author preserved the human author ...

February 28, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Toll bridges spring up across Ogeechee, Canoochee rivers

Note: The following is one of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 28, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Baby boomers lament their grandchildren's behavior

A recent article on grandparenting.com says that many baby boomers are experiencing difficulties in their relationships with adult children, including "not enough time together, not enough regular communication, not feeling needed or wanted ... (and) not understanding why they aren't closer."

February 28, 2016 | | Life


Waters Farms named Conservationist of the Year

In November, Mike Waters learned that his family had been selected as the 2015 Farm Family of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee.

February 22, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Life


Kathy Bradley: No formula to creating real happiness

It looks like the opening credits of a science-fiction movie. Or a Saturday morning television show from Japan or Scandinavia. Or a more sophisticated version of the time-lapse photography reel-to-reel movies Mrs. Trapnell showed us in fifth grade. It is a large green sphere that could be covered in Astroturf, from which dangles a chenille thread the color of a ripe peach. The thread ends in two frayed knobs that, like little feet, move steadily along a rope the color of young asparagus. That is what it looks like.

February 21, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Beginning in Augusta, bridges boom in Southeast Georgia

Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 21, 2016 | | Life


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Kathy Bradley: Summer solstice, summer storm

At about 9 o'clock Monday night, I stood in the middle of the front yard and took in the magic. Over my right shoulder ...

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: 'Team boats' powered by horses gain popularity on the river

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Your children, teenagers don't need smart phones

Q: Our 12-year-old has a smart phone. I know you don't approve, but all - and I do mean all - of his friends have them ...

June 26, 2016 | | Life


A sweet celebration

A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...

June 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Treat Dad to a home-cooked meal

In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've ...

June 20, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: More help is needed

At any given time, most seniors are getting along well. At some point in time, however, all seniors will have problems and need help, but ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Enterprise explosion doesn't slow progress on Savannah River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Raise children to make the world a better place

I recently enjoyed the privilege of seeing and hearing radio talk-show host Dennis Prager speak on the topic of happiness. He only spoke for 20 ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God is the perfect model of a father's love and humility

There are many figures used in Scripture to illustrate the nature of God. One of the most comforting for us, showing the caring nature of ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Statesboro hosts statewide daylily convention

Statesboro recently played host to a stunning display of award-winning hemerocallises. Though gardening enthusiasts may recognize that difficult-to-pronounce word, the rest of us may know ...

June 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Welcome summertime with Blueberry Lattice Pie

I had lunch with a good friend the other day, and toward the end of our meal together, she asked, "What are you doing Sunday ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Improving navigation becomes priority on Savannah River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Summertime, summertime — let the fun times begin

School's out for summer; let playtime begin. Hopefully your family has a list - mental or written - of lots and lots of fun activities to ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Although world is more complex, parents need not stress

"Puzzled Grandma in the South" recently wrote to "Dear Abby" asking, "Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Help from unexpected friends

Social Security retirement, Medicare and Medicaid are national programs that help senior citizens in many ways. Still, we live locally, and massive social changes have ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


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