THIS WOMAN WRITES Customer Service and Too Many Male Kiwi Plants
If you're looking for a basil plant, or oregano, or even rosemary, you can pretty much announce this on the city sidewalks and someone will shove one of these into your hand, but if you want a tarrago... Posted on 5/17/13 at 10:06 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Worst Movies Ever?
I watched the infamous "Birdemic" over the weekend. Yes, I did this on purpose. No, I'm not a glutton for punishment.
The movie was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen, even though I've s... Posted on 2/18/13 at 5:11 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Tai Chi 2: The Lifestyle
Last time we looked at the practice. This time it's about the place and the people, aboutwhat life was like there on Wu Dang Shan.
First the setting: life there is encased in a sea of mountain tops a... Posted on 8/29/12 at 10:29 AM
HEALTHBEAT The younger generation: more stressed, less healthy?
They're in the prime of life, yet younger workers often report feeling more stressed and less healthy than their older counterparts.
And we're busy worrying about ailing baby boomers swamping the hea... Posted on 7/20/12 at 12:21 PM
REAL MONEY Avoiding Lifestyle Inflation
When my wife and I first got married, we lived on a meager income. We lived in a run-down two bedroom apartment and ate Hamburger Helper more than Id care to admit. We managed to get by and live a hap... Posted on 5/25/12 at 2:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — When the school year ends a few weeks from now, millions of kids will head off to sleepaway camp for a summer filled with color wars, kayaking and bunk life. Most will have a great time, some will make friends for life, and many will look back on the experience fondly.
Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press
, May 16, 2013
VILLA TUNARI, Bolivia (AP) — Since taking office seven years ago, President Evo Morales has tried to persuade the world that he has no tolerance for cocaine and that Bolivia's thousands of acres of coca plants can be dedicated to such traditional uses as fighting fatigue as well as whipping up wholesome treats like sweet breads and coca puffed snacks.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Lisa Parker was new to corporate coaching, a senior-level colleague she respected brought her in as his No. 2 for a series of training seminars. Time and time again, he introduced her as smart, capable and beautiful.
Leanne Italie, Associated Press
, April 25, 2013
Estate planning attorney James Lamm who writes the blog "Digital Passing" advises people to plan ahead for their virtual afterlives. Your best bet is to make sure valuable memories and intellectual property are stored somewhere besides a social media account — so back up your photos on a USB flash drive.
GRAFTON, N.D. — About a year ago, Tom Henriksen was considering the unthinkable — closing the doors to the Strand Twin Theatre, a local institution that his family has owned and operated for more than 75 years.
Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, January 21, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — So many outdoor enthusiasts seem fearless: They climb the biggest rocks, hike the highest points, ski the steepest trails and do unimaginable things with their snowboards. But they don't like doing it with cold fingers, a chilly wind at their back, or a chafed chin.
Samantha Critchell, AP Fashion Writer
, January 13, 2013
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