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DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: My doctor just called to say I need to go back to the radiologist for another X-ray, because something suspicious showed up on the first one. But I can’t face going back. I’m so frightened that I might have breast cancer. I know that’s stupid, but I can’t help it. Why is God doing this to me? — K.K.
From Dennis Patton: Okay, time to write about another plant in my Plant of the Week spotlights. Over the past months I have shared some of great plants that everyone should be growing in their gardens. This week I would like to feature another Kansas and Missouri native. This plant is the prairie native Liatris. Or, by its common name Tall Gayfeather, Kansas Gayfeather, Blazing Star or Button Snake Root. No matter what you call it, you should be growing it in your garden. Read on...
A wine rep walked to the Mirabile’s family restaurant 17 years ago to sample some wines. A friendship grew from that meeting and became stronger over Friday lunches throughout the years. The man died recently, leaving an empty seat at the table.
The free annual festival in Leawood’s Park Place celebrates food, music and art from across the globe. The entertainment lineup includes a mariachi band, an opera singer, aerial acrobats, a belly dancer, reggae band, and more.
Don’t have just the right recipe for the ingredients you have on hand? Try taking the best of several recipes. In this case, parts of three recipes were combined to create a blueberry pie loaded with fresh blueberry flavors, a cinnamon zing and a crunch topping.
Every season has a star ingredient, a golden child that hogs all the attention like a precocious, cute nephew at a family gathering. For summer, that vegetable is undoubtedly the tomato, the universal symbol of summer and seasonal eating.