Back to homepage
Advice Risa's Astrology

Horoscopes: Jan. 6-12

Thursday is Epiphany (Greek for “revelation”), Three Kings Day, the day the Three Astrologer Magi Kings found the Holy Child in the stable, offered gifts of gold, frankincense & myrrh (gifts given to Apollo).


Quest Of The Holy Catfish

I’ll go to catfish restaurants throughout the year (hopefully, you’ll help by suggesting some places) searching for that catfish dinner that has me speaking in tongues and slapping everybody’s momma.


2011: Year Of The Broke Gamer

This is going to be the year when video games win. You won’t have time to play them. You won’t be able to afford them. You’re going to be completely overwhelmed by the number of four-star titles coming out in 2011.


Joyous Jubilation

Avery Brewing Co.’s Old Jubilation Ale is a seasonal winter warmer that comes in at 8.3 percent alcohol from Boulder Co. It pours a mahogany in color with minimal head.


Letter: Support Pancreatic Cancer Research

With the holiday season upon us, I am taking time to reflect on the year gone by and what has affected my life greatly — pancreatic cancer.


This Desert's A Dump

DEAR MEXICAN: I was today alerted to the problem of trash dumped on the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and am trying to track down more articles about the issue. That is how I found you. There are lots and lots of piles of trash — looks like clothes — in a wash in Arizona. Can you tell me what’s going on?


Backstory: Under Pressure

“Don’t stint,” my mother always said. She said it when she spread the last bit of butter on the last slice of bread, then gave it to me for breakfast. “Don’t stint. Something will turn up by suppertime. Take a big bite and enjoy now.”


Birds On The Brain

Bebee, Ark., caused a lot of hits online last week when birds fell from the sky.
The 5,000-population town, 35 miles east of Conway, endured a freak of nature as an estimated 3,000 red-winged blackbirds fell to the earth dead.