December 2008

In This Issue

Backtalk

Letters to the Editor

Trade Secrets

An artist's trading cards reveal a creative spirit.

Contributors

Flute Picker

Ask Vance
Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

Losing It

Hair loss isn't a life-threatening condition, but it's a life-altering one. Here's what you can do about it.

Silent Night

Editor's Letter

The Gift of Music

Two compilations from Johnny Cash and Otis Redding make unforgettable stocking suffers.

Toasted Quinoa & Roasted Ratatouille

This popular dish from Jason Idleman of Lolo's Table combines a hearty vegetable mix with the nutty flavor of quinoa.

News Bites

This Old House

With help from a new preservation group, a Fayette County landmark may get a fresh start.

Tim Bui Blues

Soured on in-laws, love, and life in the wake of a disaster, Charley finds redemption in an unlikely place.

By the Numbers

All Creatures

When it comes to showing mercy, species shouldn't matter.

Another World

It's not quite perfect, but The Inn at Hunt Phelan offers delectable fare in a fabulous setting.

King Size

Elvis from A to Z.

Staff Pick: Four Kings

By George Kimball McBooks Press

Holiday Shopping: Online or In Stores?

Circling the Wagons

The Commercial Appeal takes drastic measures to cut costs.

Archie Manning

Heavenly Hosts

Angel Food Ministries is now offering bargain food packages through area churches.

The Cure for What Ails Us?

Changing demographics improve the chance for city-county consolidation.

Read Between the Lines

A few wine basics can help you smartly impress.