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Weekend Reading: Get Well Soon

Turns out that history’s worst plagues were fascinating.

May 25, 2017

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Dina Merrill Hartley (1923-2017)

Farewell to the woman who had all the poise we aspire to.

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7 Ways to Sound Smart

Put a number in front of your words of wisdom. They’ll sound more trustworthy.

May 21, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Standard Deviation

Audra is irrepressible. Her husband is not. What ensues is hilarious . . . and sometimes tender.

May 18, 2017

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Cats vs. People

Ever see a cat with a tattoo? That explains a lot.

May 14, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Good Assassin

Everything is up for grabs in 1950s Cuba, including the lives of US operatives.

May 11, 2017

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Glass Sculptures in the Garden

Glass artist Dale Chihuly lights up The New York Botanical Garden.

May 8, 2017

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Bridge Speak

Playing bridge requires speaking a different language.

May 7, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Rabbit Cake

Grief and dry humor make a compelling combination in this indie-press debut novel.

May 4, 2017

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Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave

Belgian paper artist Isabelle de Borchgrave makes a princess’s portrait at the Frick come alive.

May 1, 2017

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Weekend Reading: No One Is Coming to Save Us

Once we see firsthand how small our dreams have been, do we aim higher or let resentment take over?

April 27, 2017

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I Hate Eating Out

It’s nice to be treated with respect when you go out to eat — and get a menu — without waving at your waiter.

April 23, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Shadow Land

Sometimes you have to travel through another culture’s sinister history to truly discover the world.

April 20, 2017

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Artist Faith Ringgold Tells Stories Through Painted Quilts

The Smithsonian Craft Show is only a week away. What are you waiting for? Buy tickets.

April 18, 2017

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Another Term for ‘Senior Citizen,’ Please

Hip baby boomers are now referred to as seniors. Whaaa?

April 17, 2017

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On the Road: Yucatan Haciendas

Mexico’s beaches are great, but the leafy interior has seriously seductions to offer.

April 16, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Life’s Work

Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider, says his faith dictates his path in life.

April 13, 2017

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On the Road: Havana

You can do it on the cheap, you can do it on your own. Just follow a few rules.

April 12, 2017

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