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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
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Posted at 1:01 AM

Dear Dave,I recently applied for life insurance for the first time with a child rider. The insurance company denied my request for the rider portion because my son has hemophilia. Do you have any suggestions or advice?SarahDear Sarah,Unfortunately, you’re going to have a difficult time with this situation. It’s generally pretty hard, for obvious reasons, for hemophiliacs to get life insurance. I hope you understand that’s a statistical statement, not a spiritual statement.

Updated at 10:22 PM

You'll want to get grilling ASAP with these summer-ready recipes.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:53 AM

At any given farmers market or grocery store, customers will likely find produce they’ve never tried before. If rhubarb is one of your mystery plants, now is the perfect time to get adventurous and try it.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:34 AM

I love gifts so when a friend sent me a 20-pound bag of Vidalia onions recently, I was ecstatic.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:26 AM

“New England Open House Cookbook,” by Sarah Leah Chase. Workman Publishing, New York, 2015. 400 pages. $22.95.There as many reasons to like “New England Open House Cookbook” by Sarah Leah Chase as there are clams in your chowder.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:19 AM

I feel like it’s time to talk about something that I’ve been noticing for a while now. It’s kind of upsetting stuff, at least to me, so I just feel the need to commiserate with someone. You know, to talk it out.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:57 AM

Hot summer months discourage a hot kitchen while an abundance of fresh, local produce encourages the use of healthy and colorful ingredients. A great compromise for this is a cool summer salad.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Clematis are not only a lovely flowering vine, but they are quite versatile. They can decorate your mailbox, a trellis or serve as a ground cover. Clematis might be just the plant you are looking for to fill in an area where you want a lovely...

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Driving back and forth between Maine and Florida twice a year, as we’ve done for more than a decade now, you get a small chance to take the pulse of America on a regular basis, or at least the Atlantic Seaboard slice of it.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:31 AM

This week I had one of the tastiest heads of fresh broccoli, they are in season and you should go get you one too. Among vegetables, broccoli is one of the best choices; it is low in calories but rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and healthy...

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:26 AM

Radishes: Most of us either love ’em or hate ’em! If you are convinced you do not fall in the “love ’em” camp, maybe you should “rethink the radish.”

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