I will definitely miss reading Allan's columns. One of the first things I read when the Leader comes in the mail.
I still think it would be great if his articles were published in a book and preserved for posterity. Not only are they entertaining, but they are also a good reference material about nature and the plants and animals that share the earth with us.
The National Institutes of Health has just released the results of a $200 million research study completed under a grant to Johns Hopkins.
The new study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.