Category: Features

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath Month! No other rooms get such national attention, for how well the kitchen and bathroom are designed will affect our experience and value of the home. The knowledge of an experienced remodeling designer can help create a timeless custom kitchen and a spa-like bathroom. What are the…

The Hot Spot

The crew for the Montana deployment from the Sun Lakes Fire Department, left to right: Dave DeGraaf, Martin Lain and Ariel Barr. For Barr, as wild land fire engine boss, it is his second deployment this summer having worked fires in northern California as well. Photo by Brian Curry

SLFD’s “Brush 231” Brian Curry During unprecedented wildfire season Sun Lakes Fire Department’s Brush 231 deployed again, this time to northern Montana. Firefighters receive anniversary recognitions Acting Chief of Department, Dan Guerra, recognized three members of the Sun Lakes Fire Department including his number two in command at the monthly fire board meeting. Acting Deputy…

16 reasons = No coprophagia

Rover’s Rest Stop So, the title is not appetizing but it is important. Rule out medical reasons first that could lead your dog to eat poop. Poop eating may be as simple as boredom or something more complex like diabetes. For additional information see: www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/16-reasons-dogs-eat-poop-and-what-to-do-about-it/ First look at medical reasons: Enzyme deficiency – Digestive enzymes…

Ask Your Agents

Dear Splash Readers, This month we thought we would share our top tips for surviving long flights. 1. Request a special meal when you book your flight. This is one of the simplest ways of making an international flight tolerable. And they’re free on most airlines. The Asian vegetarian for vegan, halal or gluten free…

Word of the Month

Antimacassar David Zapatka Reader and fellow New Adventures In Learning student, Terry Meury, suggested a word for something we have all seen but few would be able to properly name; antimacassar / æntɪməˈkæsə/. You will certainly remember seeing armrest covers on sofas and headrest covers on chairs in your parents’ or grandparents’ homes. You may have…