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My Favorite Job

To others it may be drudgery. To me it’s a sign of life.

July 23, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Windfall

In this witty novel, the newly wealthy Jha family finds out how upward mobility works in New Delhi.

July 20, 2017

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My Turn: Learning to Swim at 60

A milestone birthday propels a woman boating enthusiast to take the plunge into the water.

July 16, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Shoebox Funeral

She had 10 siblings, but the little critters on her Pennsylvania farm captured her heart.

July 13, 2017

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Yves Saint Laurent: Why He Still Matters

Why? Because in this Richmond exhibit, you will recognize some part of your fashion past or present.

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Take the No-Complaints Challenge

Andrea calls for a moratorium on complaining, but not before she vents about a few things.

July 9, 2017

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Have a DC Culture Weekend

Lots to see, all at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

July 7, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Secret History of Jane Eyre

How (and why) Charlotte Brontë wrote her masterpiece.

July 6, 2017

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Happy Fourth of July

It’s Independence Day. Celebrate the U.S.A.

July 3, 2017

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Weekend Reading: I’ll Eat When I’m Dead

A murder wrapped up in beauty, drugs and lots of fashion.

June 29, 2017

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Sheltering in Place

It’s a mad, mad, mad world. Andrea contemplates the wisdom of just staying home.

June 25, 2017

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Getting Your Pittsburgh Buzz

Eastside, Southside, all around the town, our picks for the top coffeehouses in the city.

June 23, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Daring to Drive

‘Driving while female’ isn’t a joke in Saudi Arabia. It’s a punishable offense.

June 22, 2017

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On Exhibit in DC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Hot or rainy outside? Take cover in a city museum.

June 21, 2017

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New Bumper Stickers: Tote Bags

Today’s totes allow you to broadcast your favorite cause, passion or political candidate.

June 18, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Mighty Franks

Family ties can hold people together. They can also strangle them.

June 15, 2017

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Color Me Stupid

You find a splendid color to paint your house and then the neighbors follow suit. Now what?

June 11, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The People We Hate at the Wedding

Why brothers and sisters probably shouldn’t be in the same family.

June 9, 2017

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