Joshua Sumner

Where have all the workers gone?

Many of us wonder why there are so many vacancies in so…

 

Baden-Baden: Getting naked with strangers

Relaxing at the spa resort of Baden-Baden in southern Germany’s Black Forest,…

 

Delta Air Lines rescheduled my flight to NY. Can I get a refund?

Q: I had a confirmed round-trip flight from San Francisco to New…

 

As an early example of Gustav Stickley’s work, this oak fall front desk is an Arts and Crafts design. It sold for $3,900 at Cottone Auctions. (Cowles Syndicate)

Gustav Stickley’s earlier works include this oak desk

Gustav Stickley has created icons of American design. Inspired by John Ruskin and William Morris of the English Arts and Crafts movement, Stickley started the… Continue reading

As an early example of Gustav Stickley’s work, this oak fall front desk is an Arts and Crafts design. It sold for $3,900 at Cottone Auctions. (Cowles Syndicate)
Hebe cupressoides “Boughton Dome” can be used in a rock garden or wherever cool, gray tones are needed in the sunny parts of your garden. (Richie Steffen)

Hebe cupressoides “Boughton Dome” noted for its interesting foliage

What: Hebe cupressoides “Boughton Dome” caught the eye of judges over the course of a three-year hebe evaluation at North Willamette Research and Extension Center,… Continue reading

Hebe cupressoides “Boughton Dome” can be used in a rock garden or wherever cool, gray tones are needed in the sunny parts of your garden. (Richie Steffen)

There are now more houseplant options than ever before

The year was 1970, and I was just about to graduate from college with a degree in plant science. One of my job options was… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle in overtime

Zane Gonzalez made a 48-yard field goal with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Arizona Cardinals a 37-34 victory over… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)