| May 21, 2012
Ah, the much-needed weekend back home--where you're reminded of what your life would have been like if you hadn't run away to the city all those years ago.
In this week's episode of"Girls,"Hannah returns to Michigan for quick weekend in the burbs with...
| May 24, 2012
When I first starting dreaming about working from home full time, visions of a clean house, on-demand gourmet lunches and selling my car clouded most of my reasoning. So, the first draft of my request looked something like this:
Me want home work. Now me...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Welcome to spring! It’ll still be cold for two more months, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream about putting our ski masks away and of summer hookups to come. With a new season comes a new quick ‘n’ dirty column, advice for...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:37 PM
100 Years Ago
A couple of items from the news briefs:
"Too much of the news going to the Baltimore papers from Howard county relates only to crimes and misdemeanors, creating a bad reputation for this law abiding county.
| Nov 4, 2012
Dear Amy: My girlfriend is great. Her parents are very prosperous. Whenever we go out to dinner, my girlfriend's father lunges for the check and won't let us pay. I swear I try to get it but don't want to create a scene.
I appreciate this generosity, but...
| Jun 1, 2012
There she is. The most confident business woman you've ever seen. She's owning the room. Gliding from one person to the next with a wide smile and a look that says, "I'm the best at what I do."
She must have been born that way, right?
Probably not. A...
| Jun 1, 2012
Graduating college used to be enough to land you the perfect job with the perfect benefits package. But these days, a lot of us are working part-time jobs with fewer or no benefits, whether by choice or until we land the job we really want (and in some...
| Jun 1, 2012
If you work in any sort of office environment, making small talk with co-workers that you would probably never chat with outside of work is unavoidable at times.
Whether it's a random break room run-in, waiting in line for the copier or the dreaded...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:06 PM
Last month, my good friend Larry ventured down from Los Angeles to have lunch. We ate at Plums Cafe on East 17th Street and talked until they started to close.
Larry and I have been friends for about 40 years — not close friends, but friends....
| Jun 7, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
When a young prostitute tells Anne (Juliette Binoche) that men appreciate the opportunity to fulfill fantasies they can’t realize with their wives, I imagined syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage appearing on screen and asking,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
With our busy lifestyles, we all need to be multitasking geniuses. Because while our 9-to-5 takes up a good portion of our week, the truth is we often have a lot of things going on outside of work that need our attention, too.