ardmoreite.com http://www.ardmoreite.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section ardmoreite.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:48:39 +0000 Jim Hillibish: Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with Irish beer recipes http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319806/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:51:21 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319806/-1/lifestyle The foamy fermentation is a flavor driver in a number of traditional Irish recipes, especially the Irish stew served after Mass on St. Patrick's Day.
Irish beef stew differs from English or American stew by serving it atop separately cooked potatoes. The mashed spuds become a sop for the gravy. That's the essence of colcannon, mashed potatoes with leeks and butter shaped into a boat to hold the stew. If you try this, you might [...]]]>
Kent Bush: Dead language expanded vocabulary http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319787/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:37:19 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319787/-1/lifestyle There were days when that statement would be hard to defend, but one decision I made paid off for me.
As I entered high school, I had to pick a foreign language to study. I chose Latin.
There have certainly been times in the 25 years – oh my, 25 years – since I graduated from high school that I have wished I had taken Spanish or French.
However, when I talk to several of my friends who took two or three years of Spanish in [...]]]>
Michelle Teheux: Crawling out of the Stone Age http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319788/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:34:16 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319788/-1/lifestyle This gives you an idea of the cluelessness I had when talking to some people from the cable company about the new products they're rolling out.
I briefly had cable TV in the mid-'90s and have been utterly (and blissfully) ignorant of the changes that have taken place since then.
As I understand it, other people now have the ability to watch whatever show they want at [...]]]>
Religion News: Con man targeting Orthodox Jews http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319948/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:24:02 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319948/-1/lifestyle A con artist has been preying on Orthodox Jews in New York City. The "fake frum" or con man spins tales of woe and tricks his victims into giving him large sums of money, the Jewish Daily Forward reported.
More than a dozen Orthodox Jews have come forward to report the fraudster to police in recent days. The con man often approaches his targets near rail stations as the Sabbath nears. Saying he's stranded without funds to get home, he appears panicked and appeals to his [...]]]>
Senior Q&A: Talking about end-of-life issues http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319807/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:50:53 +0000 By Debbie Gitner and Linda Sullivan More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319807/-1/lifestyle A: You are very wise to have this discussion with your father before you are in a crisis. By knowing his wishes you can be his voice if he is unable to express his [...]]]> Spine & Sports: Why your diet doesn’t work http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319808/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:41:31 +0000 By Scott Gillman More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319808/-1/lifestyle All diet plans that restrict calories will lead to weight loss. In fact, a professor of nutrition at Kansas State University lost weight while only eating snack cakes. This is not a healthy or sustainable way to drop weight, but he proved his point.
Humans, [...]]]>
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319809/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:31:47 +0000 By Dr. Jeff Hersh More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319809/-1/lifestyle A: The perception of a ringing, clicking, buzzing or other sound in the absence of an external source of noise, whether the sound is continuous or intermittent, and whether it is perceived in one or both ears, is call tinnitus. Tinnitus is actually a symptom, not a disease; there are many possible underlying causes, but in many cases, the cause is not identified. Tinnitus is extremely common; estimates are that it affects more than 50 [...]]]> Dr. Murray Feingold: Stethoscopes reveal dark side http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319835/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:11:03 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319835/-1/lifestyle Young doctors proudly have their stethoscope gently peaking out of the pocket of their white coats, signifying that they are now physicians.
The stethoscope was invented in 1816 by Rene Laennec in France. Its purpose was to improve the doctors ability to hear what was taking place in the body, mainly [...]]]>
Shayne Looper: What are people around the world looking for? http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319841/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:02:48 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319841/-1/lifestyle Around the globe, Christianity is growing. There are over 2 billion Christians on Earth, representing the world's largest religious group, by far. Even in the U.S. there were 14 [...]]]> 5 Things to Do This Weekend (March 14-16) http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319890/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319890/-1/lifestyle 1. Friday - aka 3.14 - is Pi Day. The day is designed mainly to get people interested in the mathematical pi, but it also has become a time to eat pie. Bring a pie to work to share with your friends (or eat it all by yourself).
2. It has finally arrived: Selection Sunday. Before you go to bed Sunday night, you'll be able to fill out your bracket for the NCAA tournament. The March Madness games start on Tuesday.
3. The big movies opening this [...]]]>
Lost in Suburbia: Killing me softly with your song http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319894/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319894/-1/lifestyle As a loyal shopper at your grocery store, I thought it was time to acknowledge the contribution you make to my weekly food shopping experience. I imagine that yours is an often thankless job, so I figured you would appreciate some feedback for the obvious effort you put into your unique music selections.
First off, I must give you kudos for being so consistent in your playlist. You'll be thrilled to know that all of us [...]]]>
Dear Monty: Passing time can change property use http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319897/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319897/-1/lifestyle Dave Ramsey: You don’t inherit debt http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319940/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dave Ramsey More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319940/-1/lifestyle How to bust the rust http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319985/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Katie Marks Networx.com http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319985/-1/lifestyle Rust is a form [...]]]> Taste of Travel: Something about The Surrey http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319900/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:24:15 +0000 By Charlene Peters More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319900/-1/lifestyle Relish weekly recipe: Dried Cherry Scones http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319901/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:02:52 +0000 By Relish Magazine http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319901/-1/lifestyle DRIED CHERRY SCONES
• 3 cups all-purpose flour
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 2 t baking powder
• 1/4 t baking soda
• 1/2 t salt
• 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut into small pieces
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 1/2 cup whole milk
• 3/4 cup dried cherries
• Coarse (turbinado) sugar
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to combine. Add butter; pulse until mixture is [...]]]>
Food for Thought: Is it really possible for kids to like whole grains? http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319952/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:33:26 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319952/-1/lifestyle Whole grains are good for us, offering fiber, vitamins and other nutrients. But can they really be tasty enough for our kids to enjoy? And how do we add them to more of our meals?
Consider whole grains your blank canvas, says Susan Moores, a Twin Cities, Minn.-based dietitian. "They're a great starting point for creating delicious meals that are incredibly beneficial to your and your kids' health."
According to Moores, whole grains are the type of carbohydrates your [...]]]>
Dr. Elaine Heffner: Accept children for who they are http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319941/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dr. Elaine Heffner More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319941/-1/lifestyle Were the children having fun? Perhaps, but not in the usual way we think of children having fun. They [...]]]> Family Time: 5 steps for planning a great vacation http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319998/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319998/-1/lifestyle If you want to take an unforgettable family vacation this year, the idea of planning might seem overwhelming. But travel experts agree that planning ahead and researching your options are important steps to ensure your trip is stress-free and full of fun. Follow these five steps to plan a trip your entire family will love and remember for years to come:
- Step 1: Make a travel wish list: Kick off your travel planning by talking to all family members about what they'd like [...]]]>
Jim Hillibish: Lent: Why your church smells like a deep fryer http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319955/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:54:23 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319955/-1/lifestyle • Groceries are packed with seafood and coupon deals.
• Fast-food joints are rolling out sandies with names such as Reel Big Fillet (Arby's) and the Premium Alaskan (BK), which replaced the politically incorrect Whaler. KFC is fighting back with its Colonel's Double Fillet monster.
• McDonald's hopes to beat last year's sales of 296 million Fillet O' Fish with cheese, says spokeswoman Dayna Proud. Some 30 percent happens during Lent. [...]]]>
ardmoreite.com http://www.ardmoreite.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section ardmoreite.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:48:42 +0000 Dear Michael: Ready to date again? http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209845/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:39:00 +0000 By Michael Serode More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209845/-1/lifestyle My friend has been a widow for over a year. She seems so lonely, and I'd really like to see her be happy again. How soon can she start dating? She is in her late 60s, but still very active and beautiful. How young is too young for a new beau? I want to start talking to her about it, but I figured I would ask you about it first.
Sincerely,
Second Time Around
Dear Miss Second Time,
I think that since it has been a year it would be acceptable for her to start dating [...]]]>
A League of Her Own: Time waits for no one http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139957/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:04:31 +0000 By Heather Gillis Harris More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139957/-1/lifestyle Watching my children grow up could possibly be the hardest change for me to accept.
I fully admit when they were first born I couldn't wait for them to be able to do things for themselves — to eat, walk, talk or use the bathroom without my help.
My exhaustion as a young, inexperienced parent caused me to wish time away.
When you are in the thick of it, you don't always appreciate [...]]]>
Shayne Looper: The prophet of the fall of Christendom http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139963/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:01:06 +0000 By Shayne Looper More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139963/-1/lifestyle The church's moral authority has diminished. People are not turning to the church to ask what is right, they are turning to the courts to ask what is [...]]]> Family Matters: Toss out the guilt with the rest of the trash http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139970/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:12:09 +0000 By Diana Boggia More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139970/-1/lifestyle Even if you are a seasoned parent with a large family, the needs of each child vary, and therefore your response to the challenge will vary.
To be most effective, you've got to be on your A game at all times, with expectations clearly defined, consequences for both wonderful and worrisome behavior at the ready, and a great, big bag available to carry parental guilt.
Hopefully, you are able to throw out [...]]]>
Gary Brown: The calm that comes with forgetfulness http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129674/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:10:04 +0000 By Gary Brown http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129674/-1/lifestyle My delay in remembering made unsurprising sense to me, in a confirming sort of way. The column, you see, concerned forgetting things.
I fear sometimes that I'm becoming my mother.
The chance that I could be following in her mental [...]]]>
Get A Life: The problem with the Biebers of the world http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129766/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:56:00 +0000 By Loretta LaRoche http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129766/-1/lifestyle My question is has it always been this way, or is it possible that our culture paves the way for individuals to become famous and rich without the foundation to support their success? Yes, [...]]]> On Computers: Delete never deletes; you need a disk washer for that http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129708/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:17:40 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129708/-1/lifestyle More Content Now
When you give a used phone, tablet or computer to somebody, it's not enough to delete all of your data files. The word "deleting" is one of the great misnomers of computing.
When you delete a file, all you do is change its entry name on the hard drive. It could be as simple as turning the first bit of the file upside down. That makes the data invisible, but it is still there. There are programs that restore the entry with a mouse click, and the deleted [...]]]>
After-Work Gourmet: Current events can be a culinary adventure http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140124/NEWS/140129798/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:16:00 +0000 By Lisa Messinger Creators Syndicate http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140124/NEWS/140129798/-1/lifestyle Why not stir that up with a bit of delicious food history, as well? One thing people with curious palates soon find out is that they can learn the history, culture, politics and other characteristics of a place through its food, whether the destination is as close as another part of your own state or as [...]]]> Ask Angie: How do I find a trustworthy energy auditor? http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140124/NEWS/140129799/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140124/NEWS/140129799/-1/lifestyle Dear Debra: An audit can be a great first step to reducing energy costs, provided you don't end up paying for unnecessary options.
Also called a home energy assessment, an energy audit is a room-by-room review of how efficiently your home uses energy. You can do a rudimentary assessment yourself simply by going [...]]]>
Dr. Murray Feingold: Medical scribes free up physicians http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140122/NEWS/140129895/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:49:34 +0000 By Dr. Murray Feingold More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140122/NEWS/140129895/-1/lifestyle How does the information for the electronic records get into the computer? In many instances, doctors are inputting the data while they are seeing the patient. And while they are doing that, they are spending less time relating to the patient. As a result, patients are not [...]]]> Jim Hillibish: Mountain moonshine suddenly respectable http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119733/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:04:36 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119733/-1/lifestyle In the interest of tax revenues, 46 states relaxed their liquor laws. The result was moonshine suddenly became street legal - even in grocery stores.
Moonshine. That backwoods elixir of 100-proof grain alcohol, that premiere American instrument of tax evasion, that white lightning that almost caused a civil war in 1791 in western Pennsylvania - the Whiskey Tax Rebellion.
In five years since the Recession of ‘08, legal ‘shine has [...]]]>
Dr. Murray Feingold: Child’s allowance could serve as teaching moment http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119734/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:37:16 +0000 By Dr. Murray Feingold More Content Now http://www.ardmoreite.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119734/-1/lifestyle Many questions are raised about allowances. Should a child have an allowance in the first place? If so, when should it be started and how much should it be? Should the allowance be associated with the [...]]]>