Sunday, March 15, 2009

Sunday, March 15, 2009 Good News Stories

Easy Care, Low Maintenance Perennials

"There is such a thing as a low maintenance, easy care perennial plant. It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial plants that can be labeled low maintenance. The two basic tricks are: [ol] [li]Pick plants suited to your site [li]Allow them time to become established [/ol] [p]If you do this, you will have at least a few low maintenance, undemanding plants providing interest and bloom in the perennial border. This is not to say your garden will be no maintenance. Where's the fun in that? But these 10 plants will allow you time to enjoy gardening."

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How to tell, what to do if computer is infected (AP)

"Computer-virus infections don't cause your machine to crash anymore.
Nowadays, the criminals behind the infections usually want your computer operating in top form so you don't know something's wrong. That way, they can log your keystrokes and steal any passwords or credit-card numbers you enter at Web sites, or they can link your infected computer with others to send out spam."

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Money smarts

"If personal finance were a high-school graduation requirement, would we have avoided the current financial crisis? Probably not. But a higher level of money smarts among American consumers might have ameliorated some of the problems we're seeing today."

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ABC’s for Cleaning out Your Closet

"Spring inspires many of us to tackle the dreaded task of cleaning out our closet. If you have vowed to make your closet part of this year’s “spring cleaning” project, here are the ABC’s you need to know to make it happen."

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