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Rosemary Boggs

Stories by Rosemary

Gadgets & Gizmos: DUO Tongs

posted: 07/22/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

I have developed a deep love for kitchen tongs during the last year or so. They are versatile and oh so handy, whether you are grilling, flipping bacon in the frying pan, picking up cooked spaghetti or turning food in the toaster oven.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Brace eases foot ills, then squeak flares up

posted: 07/20/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

I have a confession to make. Here goes. I have recently taken to staring at people's feet -- unashamedly.

Kirin buffet feast spreads joy

posted: 07/09/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

What do you get when you cross a deer, an ox, a horse and a fish?

Practically Active: Cross-river rivals compete for blood

posted: 07/06/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock and North Little Rock police and fire departments recently put cross-river rivalry to work for a good cause -- recruiting blood donors for the American Red Cross.

Practically Active: Bracing up with new ankle support

posted: 06/22/2015 2:33 a.m. Discuss

I am braced for change. If you read this column regularly, you know that, in addition to diabetes, I have been struggling with a foot problem not uncommon among diabetics, Charcot neuroarthropathy. It affects the bones in my right ankle and foot.

Superb sushi al a Sherwood

posted: 06/18/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

When my son and I get a hankering for sushi rolls, we often head off to our local big-chain grocery where they sell a reasonably priced selection that is tasty and fresh. It's made right there by real live people.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Diabetes study links poor, mobile tech

posted: 06/08/2015 1:45 a.m. Comment 1

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 miles per gallon.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Ankle-foot brace needs special care

posted: 05/25/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Foot brace offers surgery alternative

posted: 05/11/2015 1:52 a.m. Comment 1

You have brains in your head, You have feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself any direction you choose. -- Dr. Seuss

Practically Active: Doctor pieces together foot puzzle

posted: 04/27/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Bucket list items should be meaningful, feasible

posted: 04/06/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

I turned 52 a couple of weeks ago and as many people do on their birthdays, I reflected on my life. There seems to be something about adding a number that makes people evaluate all they've accomplished.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: For diabetics, middle ground is a livable option

posted: 03/23/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Pasta doesn't make you fat. It's how much pasta you eat that makes you fat.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Insomnia, diabetes often create a vicious cycle

posted: 03/09/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Foot troubles exacerbate fear of slipping on ice

posted: 02/23/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

I'm always afraid my feet will fly out from under me when I'm getting out of my car on ice.

Smoky, saucy, Cabot 'cue aplenty

posted: 02/19/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

In 1995 "The Natural State" was officially adopted as Arkansas' state nickname. But I think it's also unofficially safe to say that Arkansas is "The Barbecue State." From one corner to another you'll find restaurants offering pork, chicken, ribs and brisket served different ways.

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