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Wash, then isolate begonia with webs

Q: I was moving several of my houseplants from their normal space in the living room to decorate for the holidays and noticed some webbing on a begonia plant that I’d brought in before the weather got too cold.

(C. Cunningham/Albuquerque Journal)

Untying knot can be messy, lengthy process

Dividing property, debt and other assets amassed in happier times is a lengthy, complicated – and expensive – process.

Time for poinsettias to get a wake-up call

Q: I have been triggering my poinsettias for about six weeks now – the light-dark process for 12 hours each – and I think it’s time for the next step.

Roxanne Holloway stands outside an exhibit last month that gives statistics about domestic violence in New Mexico. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

Breaking cycle of abuse takes time

It takes time and repeated false starts to end cycle of domestic abuse, experts and former battered spouses say