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July 4, 2020

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David Freeze ‘Gotta Run:’ Why the ‘wow’ moments matter now

Finding a “wow” moment is pretty simple, self-explanatory and always memorable. Somehow during my life, I have become addicted to those events and more appreciative ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Books with new recipes can add spice to your cooking adventures

By Laurie Lyda Rowan Public Library Cooking can be a lot of fun — but it can also turn monotonous. For me, new recipes and ideas ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Some tips for growing healthy tomato plants

By Michael Fine For the Salisbury Post Spring has presented some obstacles for tomato crops across the central piedmont of North Carolina. Warm temperatures at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh column: YMCA slowly opening for classes

The YMCA’s Phase 1 is starting Monday. I hope everyone is doing well and continuing to move, stay healthy and connected. I know I am ... Read more

1 month ago by Ester Marsh.

Ester Marsh column: Don’t try to rebound too quickly

Boy, are we getting close to Phase 1 at the Rowan Cabarrus YMCA’s, opening. In Dutch, there is a saying “de laatste loodjes wegen het ... Read more

2 months ago by Paris Goodnight.

Some basics if you want to raise chicks

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension One of the hottest commodities right now is chickens. If you talk to the feed stores in the county, ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Start small if you’re gardening for first time

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Spring is here, and we have to stay home, so now is a great time to start a ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

A few tips for coping during crisis

By Ann C. Wayne For the Salisbury Post COVID-19 has our attention. As the death toll rises, so do anxiety levels. “Social Distancing” and “Shelter ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Gardening in the time of coronavirus: Start small if this is your first time

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Spring is here, and we have to stay home, so now is a great time to start a ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Some basics if you want to raise chicks

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension One of the hottest commodities right now is chickens. If you talk to the feed stores in the county, ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh column: Make plans for healthy living at home

W ith the extended shelter-in-place rules, we must hang in just a bit longer. This is not something that is easy for anyone. But what ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh: Firming up your arms, shoulders

I hope you are doing well! I still feel I am living in the Twilight Zone. Once again, stay connected via Facebook , Gotomeeting and ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ester Marsh: Always warm up before your stretching routine

Happy Easter! He has risen indeed! I hope everyone is doing well and hanging in there. The best way to get through this social distancing ... Read more

3 months ago by Ester Marsh.

Healthy snacking and outdoor adventuring

By Laura Allen During this time of quarantine, it’s so important to help our children stay healthy. Snacking and sitting on the couch may become ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

(3-22) Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus update 2

Coronavirus SARS2/COVID-19 SARS2 Severe adult respiratory syndrome coronavirus is the viral name. COVID 19 is the disease name. Preamble note: 99% of us are not ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams: Time to audition again

Recently, it was again time to audition at Haynes Mall for prospective performers of the National Anthem to sing at one of the Winston-Salem Dash ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Dandelion: It’s a menace. It’s a menu item. It’s both!

Many of our lawns and landscapes in our area are inundated with a broadleaf weed that never seems to die. Dandelion is a perennial found ... Read more

3 months ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Dale Smart: The jury is still out

We happened upon some free books while we were camping at Dan Nicolas Park last year and one of them was “To Kill a Mockingbird.” ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee: The Well

‏https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j21dzpN__s Most Jews avoided traveling through Samaria – but not Jesus. ‏He NEEDED to go through Samaria. For He had a GOD work to do. ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Column: Sports at a standstill; missing the rites of spring

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com Right off the bat, pun intended, let me qualify: I realize the world has far greater problems than the shutdown of ... Read more

4 months ago by Dennis Davidson.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Running and back pain Two of my current personal training clients want to become runners but are experiencing back pain issues. I had another topic ... Read more

4 months ago by David Freeze.

Guest column: How ‘Family Over Everything’ is possible in Rowan County

By Sabrina Harris You’re a new resident to Salisbury and you hear that a basketball game is coming up. You make plans to take your ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Mack Williams: Children’s sermons

Of course the situation of early Christians, hiding from the Romans in the catacombs to hold service was dangerous and unpredictable enough without the advent ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Clay soil is not a lost cause

A major misconception about clay soils that they’re poor and non-productive. Tight clay soils are difficult to manage; but, with proper modification these soils can ... Read more

4 months ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to get a ton of attention in the national media. The sensationalism of it all is a bit hard to swallow. It ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Doug Creamer: The tables have turned

  My in-laws needed us to come home and help out around the house for a few days. We packed up everything we would need ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Ann Farabee: I can’t do this

See the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-9TWwIOrhI The phone rang. My world came to a standstill. My 23 year old brother’s car had gone airborne, as he ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Darrell Blackwelder: Mow your Liriope now for healthy new growth

Liriope, monkey grass or border grass is one of the most underutilized landscape plant materials. Mostly used as a border, redefining its use may create ... Read more

4 months ago by Darrell Blackwelder.

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