This past Monday I traveled to Pageland, Jefferson and Lancaster to visit farmers.

Sunday is Father’s Day. Although not a religious holiday, like Mother’s Day it has roots in the Methodist Church. Both holidays were celebrated in the early 1900s in local Methodist churches and then began to move to a larger audience.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for thousands of years as a culinary and medicinal spice. A member of the plant family, it includes cardamom and turmeric, along with other plant nutrients that offer a variety of medicinal uses.

Though some personality types thrive on spontaneity, novelty and change, it seems most folks do not.

This week I have spent a good bit of time watering the yard and garden, basically to keep the vegetables, flowers and lawn from curling up and dying. Although most of the Pee Dee counties are not officially in a drought, it sure is dry and we are doing the rain dance. I wish I were singing “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring” instead.

My friends, it is important for Americans to take time to remember the sacrifices that bought our freedom.

he coming together of the peoples of the world in a harmonious relationship is the most crucial need of today.

This Sunday, millions of people across American will celebrate Mother’s Day, which is perhaps one of the most beloved and celebrated holidays of the entire year.

Studies indicate half of all Americans are trying to lose weight and more than $30 billion is spent annually on weight-loss programs, pills, books, surgery, etc. This means weight loss is a national pastime in the United States.

It’s that time of year. Time to begin controlling fire ants, or what I call our annual “Fire Ant Dance.”

There is a song titled “Do Something” by Matthew West that is simply awesome. The entire song will really reach out and grab you, but one part in particular will really make you stop and rethink what your life is all about.

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Sunday is Father’s Day. Although not a religious holiday, like Mother’s Day it has roots in the Methodist Church. Both holidays were celebrated in the early 1900s in local Methodist churches and then began to move to a larger audience.

My friends, it is important for Americans to take time to remember the sacrifices that bought our freedom.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for thousands of years as a culinary and medicinal spice. A member of the plant family, it includes cardamom and turmeric, along with other plant nutrients that offer a variety of medicinal uses.

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the liver on the right side of your body. The main function of the gallbladder is to store bile created by the liver until it is needed for digesting fatty foods.