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Cabinets get a clean sheen

posted: 08/29/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

As ultra-contemporary kitchens gain in popularity, interest is soaring in shiny cabinets that contribute a huge modern cachet.

Breaking Ground

posted: 08/29/2015 2:53 a.m. Discuss

We finally got a break in the heat and dry conditions, with much needed rain almost statewide. Some areas got more rain than others, and it helped green things up.

Personal Space: Sandra R. Wilson

posted: 08/29/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

I am founder/director of Reach Out, a nonprofit organization that assists and advocates for the homeless. I'm also organizer of Homeless Services Day (Oct. 17 in North Little Rock Riverfront Park) and the 11th annual Christmas Caravan for the Homeless (Dec. 19).

Tools & Toys

posted: 08/29/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Packing Pouches: Four pouches help organize the traveler's suitcase.

In the Garden

posted: 08/29/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

I would like to establish a row of milkweed plants at my home along a tree line. I have access to 12 to 14 wild milkweeds on some property in south Arkansas that are in danger of being destroyed. Is it possible to move them?

Otus the Head Cat: Alligator rustling stirs fears of a repeat attack

posted: 08/29/2015 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Dear Otus, Oh, the horror. The horror! The first thing I thought when I read last week about the alligators being stolen from that Hot Springs farm was, "Oh, sweet, holy mother of pearl. Not again?"

Car Talk

posted: 08/29/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAR TALK: When I was a kid back in the late 1940s/early '50s, you had to have a dual exhaust system. I think most of the new cars that have two tailpipes use the "cat back" system, running the dual exhaust only from the catalytic converter back.

On Christianity

posted: 08/29/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: How can I expect God to forgive me when I can't even forgive myself? I've hurt a lot of people and done a lot of shameful things in my life, but I can't go back and change the past. I hate what I've done, but I'll never get over my guilt.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/29/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You'll spread joy indiscriminately this year, and those in dire need of a lift will receive it -- you could even save a life. Next month features more time with the one who makes you smile.

Helpful Hints

posted: 08/29/2015 2:39 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: I have a small dog who, because of a medical condition, is a very finicky eater. I found a food she likes, but it comes in a very big can, and I know she won't eat all of it while it is still fresh.

Super Quiz: Largest to Smallest by Area

posted: 08/29/2015 2:39 a.m. Discuss

1. Australia, U.S., Brazil

Arkansas postcard past

posted: 08/29/2015 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Business was good at the Venesian Inn and Restaurant near the small Washington County community.

NWA Personal Space: Amy White

posted: 08/29/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

My porch is a gathering place for friends, family and the occasional stray animal. My cat is even named Veranda because she wandered up to the porch and moved in about 10 years ago!

HomeStyle: Designers take a shine to glossy look

posted: 08/28/2015 11:35 a.m. Discuss

As ultra-contemporary kitchens gain in popularity, interest is soaring in shiny cabinets that contribute a huge modern cachet. Chicago designer Scott Dresner also likes glossy cabinets as a way to add some shine and make a kitchen look more distinct.

The big brass

posted: 08/22/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Brass is back.




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