Tag Archives: Summer

How Not to Get Bitten by Ticks This Summer

Dougal WatersGetty Images The last thing you want to bring home from a long hike or a quick dog walk is a case of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, or even a single one of the ticks that carry these (and more) diseases. So you need a good tick repellent. Especially since the number… Read More »

Read Anywhere This Summer

Summer is for swimming, backyards, and pie, but as a former librarian I know it’s also reading season. With vacations and school breaks come long stretches of time to get immersed in a book, so it’s ideal for revisiting that goal you may have set in January to read more and scroll less. I once… Read More »

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

While many of us are thrilled that summer is here, there are certain health pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment. Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Or maybe not. While many of us are thrilled that we’ve reached the end of the cold weather and are looking forward to the… Read More »