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Spring Vegetable Gardening For those of you with green thumbs, spring is the best time of year to begin planting your vegetable garden. If youre worried about how labor-intensive it sounds, take the time to plan out your garden and save energy in the long run. Being outside, watching your garden vegetables grow, and harvesting homegrown food are among the rewards that your e...Read more

Gift Ideas

3 Inexpensive Homemade Gifts If there's a holiday or special occation coming up, nothing says you care like something you've made yourself. Artists, crafts teachers and others suggest these three easy and inexpensive gifts to make at home.1. Visual artist Colleen Kelly of Albuquerque, N.M., creates handmade cards with rubber stamps that she carves out of erasers using an X-act...Read more

The Internet

Americans Aged 50+ Flock Online Americans age 50 and older scored the most gains in Internet access over the past two years. The Commerce Department reports that Net usage by Americans over 50 rose 53 percent from December 1998 to August 2000. That compares to a 35 percent growth rate for individual Net usage nationwide in the same period. The Falling Through the Net report say...Read more


Knitting, Crocheting Proved to Reduce Stress OK, it's official. There's yet another stupendous reason to learn to knit and crochet. Of course, it's not really news to those of us who have been producing stuff with needles all these years. We already know that when we are camped in a favorite chair knitting socks or crocheting an afghan we are in the zone of la-la land. Now it's a scientific f...Read more
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