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  • Aston Martin or Rolls? It's Dad's choice

    Aston Martin or Rolls? It's Dad's choice
    What better once-a-year salute to dads than a pair of once-in-a-lifetime machines: the Aston Martin DB9 Volante and the Rolls-Royce Phantom. The 2009 DB9 Volante (convertible) tops $200,000 after options. The link to James Bond is standard. After a test...
  • Fashion's Night Out events in Southern California

    Fashion's Night Out events in Southern California
    3.1 Phillip Lim Los Angeles 6 to 11 p.m. 631 N. Robertson Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 (310) 358-1988 Remember that Phillip Lim piece you almost bought a couple years ago? Now's your chance to grab it. The designer is re-imagining five signature pieces...
  • Poverty is the biggest expense advises Hayes resident

    Sunny Lynn of Hayes and Spotsylvania County, who was a child of the Great Depression and a teenager during the rationing of World War II, passes on some cryptic economic advice she received almost 60 years ago as a young bride: "The most expensive thing...
  • Temp jobs much in demand

    Temp jobs much in demand
    After losing their jobs, Greg and Gloria Christ drove through office parks, jotting down the names of potential employers. Eventually they tried a more direct route to getting work: a temporary-help agency. "At this point in time, I think even if there...
  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor
    DISTAFF DEVOTION What a charming story by Howard Rosenman about his lifelong obsession with Elizabeth Taylor. It was touching that he took the time to assist her grandson with his application to film school. But after all, Miss Taylor once hugged him to...
  • Suit up, Dad, time to waltz Tuxedos and naked truths

    Suit up, Dad, time to waltz Tuxedos and naked truths
    Should've bagged the whole thing when they told me I'd have to waltz. Who waltzes anymore? Prussian diplomats? Is there even a Prussia anymore? No, because while everyone was waltzing, mean dudes with muskets were coming over the parapets. Anyway, they...
  • Debutantes on parade, a.k.a. the dad-daughter waltz night

    Debutantes on parade, a.k.a. the dad-daughter waltz night
    In our last installment, we were renting tuxedos and learning to waltz, fun stuff only if you're one of those country club stiffs who's dead from the neck up. Me, I'd rather be stapled to a ping-pong table and attacked by geese than attend a black-tie...
  • iPod shuffle: Are these earbuds for you?

    Apple has a history of making things without features that many people consider essential. The original iMac lacked a floppy-disk drive, and the MacBook Air did not have an Ethernet port. In both cases, Apple's rationale was that the older standard was...
  • Hit with decision overload

    Hit with decision overload
    Starbucks offers consumers up to 87,000 drink combinations. Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, offers up to 1,000 channels. Sirius offers 140 different satellite radio stations for your listening pleasure. Americans have come to expect a...
  • All bundled up – in an antique parka

    Well, freeze my fanny. Isn't this why you left Indiana? Or Illinois? Or New York? So you could brag in January to the suckers up North that you're basking in the balmy weather holding a fruity drink garnished with a miniature red umbrella? I want a...
  • Old parka conjures up freezing memories

    A column last week about a 35-year-old parka that has kept me toasty since I bought it as a teenager prompted readers to share their stories of old coats and dealing with frigid temperatures. I shivered reading some of them. One reader described having...