January 4, 2021

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Help with Grieving?I was a caregiver to my mother who passed back in May. She was in a nursing home and I used to visit twice a day. I am having trouble still trying to deal with the fact I could not see her without glass between us for 3 months before she passed because of the virus and also just the general missing her. I could really take from hearing from some people on how to go about feeling better.


A sad dog lying on a carpeted floor.

Helping a Grieving DogDogs have strong feelings and can experience grief when losing another pet or person in the family. This will pass over time but serious depression or anxiety should be cause for a vet visit.


A dog's protruding spine.

Helping A Dog In Pain?My dog has a protruding spine. She is 5 years old and is a mixed breed. She is eating well, but screams if you touch on the spine in the middle or her hips. She also screams when she is turning while laying down. What would be best to assist her?


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Suggestions for Library Crafts?I work part-time at a local library and I love it. One of my jobs is to teach an Adult Craft Class once a month. I was doing okay, mostly, until we closed to the public for Covid19. I now have to do my crafts via videos.



Cutting the sheet pancake into pieces.

Lemon Blueberry Sheet PancakesDelicious and much less messy than making on the stovetop. These freeze well and reheat in 90 seconds from frozen.


A plate of pasta and sauce.

New Year's Quarantine Style PastaThis year has brought us so much hustle because of the pandemic. But that won't stop us from celebrating Christmas and New Year's Eve. Even if we are unable to go out and shop, we have received a pack of ingredients which I will turn into a special meal.



A dresser with the bottom drawer removed.

Repaired (Glued) Drawer Will Not Open?My husband glued the track which had come loose on the bottom of his dresser drawer. He put it back into the dresser before it was completely dry. 8 years later, it still won't open. Drawers are closed from each other. Any ideas?


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Value of a 24 Volume Set of the 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a 24 volume set of the 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica - Copyright date 1949. What is the value for this set. I saw on the Internet that this is a "rare" set.


Identifying a Rustic Wooden Cabinet?

Identifying a Rustic Wooden Cabinet?Does anyone know what type of cabinet this is? I'm not sure if it is even an antique? I picked it up on the side of the road today. It is about 74" tall by 16" wide by 12" deep. It has one pull out drawer on the bottom, shelves inside, and a bolt latch to close the door.


Three figurines of fancy ladies.

Value of Leonardo Figurines?Hi everyone, I have just come across these three Leonardo figurines. I have tried looking them up, to see if they are rare or not. I can't seem to find anything. I just want to be able to put a value on them for insurance. Thank you in advance for your help.


A Native American porcelain doll with a damaged face.

Replacement Head for Porcelain Doll?This was a gift for my girl friend and somehow it fell over and the face was damaged. If possible we would like to purchase a new head so that we can give this beautiful doll to a family member as a birthday gift. Also, I am looking for instructions for repairing the doll. Please let me know if this is possible and the cost of a new head.


A long chest of drawers.

Value of Dixie Bedroom Set?I have this Dixie bedroom set and am not sure what it's worth. I know some sets can go for a decent amount of money, but I'm not sure about this one.


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Uses for Leftover Red Wine?What can I do with leftover red wine?


Manufacturer and Value of a Reel Mower?

Manufacturer and Value of a Reel Mower?I inherited this mower after my brother passed away. He refurbished it as you can see. I have had it for about 20 years. I cannot find any manufacturer's name on it. As depicted in the one picture it says Pat.d Nov 28, 1899. I am just curious if anyone knows anything about this mower and what its value might be.


A small black bug on a hand.

What Is This Bug?These bugs have been crawling around my room, lots of them, I need someone to identify them, just like last time. You guys were great before, so I came straight here when I saw a pile of these things crawling around.


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