NAME: Ava Conger
SCHOOL: Belvedere Elementary
FAVORITE CLASS: Math
FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza
HOBBIES: Playing with my dog
MY ROLE MODEL IS: my sister.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a teacher.
"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift."
- Sir Thomas Browne
You'll have to forgive an aging grandmother as I dip into my memory chest and relive a Christmas when two of my now adult grandchildren were very young.
It's not about a movie. In case you thought the worst consequence from the Sony hacking attack was that the American public was going to be deprived of paying too much money to see another silly James Franco and Seth Rogen film, then think again.
The dollar store receipt lying on the kitchen table looked suspicious, especially this time of year when everyone has secrets to keep. But I, as an innocent bystander, didn't think it warranted my husband's skepticism. Or his vocal criticism.
Poinsettias fill homes with holiday cheer, but when the Christmas decorations are packed away the plants sadly tend to go.
Some folks have no problem sending these festive beauties directly to the trash can.
Christmas is less than a week away but there's still time to get the perfect gift for the gardener on your list.
Several local gardeners offer their suggestions for those must-have, go-to items for working in the yard.