Wendy Parker

We’re gonna drop it like it’s … New Year’s Eve?

What's the origin of the tradition of "dropping things" to celebrate New Year's Eve? Wendy's got the answer, and it involves a guy named Fig.

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Evil elves and lemon chessboard pie

Look out! "For the New Year I have Santa and the elephant to keep the evil monkey lamp on my desk company."

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Added bonus at the W.Va. Tamarack

In 1996, Tamarack was opened by the West Virginia Parkways Authority at the Beckley Service Plaza on I-64 as an economic development project.

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Didn’t we just do this?

The Christmas story: "I sincerely hope everyone gets home for Christmas, although I know that's not possible. Merry Christmas, God bless, and be safe out there."

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It’s better to give… Or is it?

"I suppose I'll need to display some sort of placard that announces the distinct possibility of being wished a Merry Christmas while being hugged when in my general vicinity."

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Holiday confusion… and cheer!

Left-hand Lucies: What it takes to make George Parker lose his cool. Also: Launch fail! And a Merry Christmas to the universe...

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That ringing isn’t Christmas bells: Tinnitus symptoms, prevention

Avoiding loud noises and wearing hearing protection when around them are among methods of preventing episodes of tinnitus.

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Four-wheeling to space!

Wendy and George on an auto run: "Next stop is Wallops Flight Center... Check back Friday to see if the mothership comes to get me."

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The ups and downs of new-truck euphoria

"After months of negotiations and deals falling through, I was almost thinking the new truck was going to go the way of my much anticipated and never achieved boob job."

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Victory and Frank’s incense

Once upon a time in Southern Ohio, a crazy lady finished a quiet book, perhaps the most expensive handmade Christmas gift for a four-year-old ever made...

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