DEAR ABBY: A trusted and beloved family member who takes care of my cats — and therefore has a key to my house — has been stealing things like cleaning supplies, knickknacks, family pictures, etc. Most of them have little monetary value. But imagine my surprise when I spotted some of my missing seashell collection in her fish tank!
STERKRIVIER, South Africa — The cry of the orphaned baby rhino, left alone when its mother has been slaughtered by poachers, is a heart-tugging sound somewhere between a dolphin’s song and a kitten’s mew.
LOS ANGELES — Just two weeks shy of his 96th birthday, a dapper Susumu "Sus" Ito strolls easily around an exhibition of his work at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo wearing a bright gingham shirt, a gardenia peeking from the lapel of his sport coat.
Wedding anniversaries, especially when you hit the 30-plus mark, call for special desserts. This frozen citrus pie is a perfect one if like mine, your celebration comes in summer. Super light and cool on the tongue, it surprises with layers of texture — crunchy crust, creamy filling and delicate whipped topping.
WENATCHEE — Registration is underway for the Wenatchee Valley College Alumni Association's Knight Fright Ride on Oct. 10. The ride offers a 10-mile course and a 40-mile course that begin and end at Saddle Rock Brewery in Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — The Veterans Warehouse will partner with several veterans groups to host a Wenatchee Veterans Stand Down event Aug. 21 and 22. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 Fifth St.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone. He is 63, very helpful and claims he's madly in love with me and appreciates this opportunity for a normal, wholesome life.
Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose patients’ problems, often encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention and other times incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait, a U.K. study suggests.