| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:03 AM
It's fall! That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty style advice column. Oh yeah. If you missed the last one, read the summer quickies here.
I'm so awkward at parties! How do I make conversation without looking like a doofus?
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first movement of Gustav Mahler's massive Symphony No. 3 evokes the coming of summer.
So it was, as it happens, seasonally inappropriate for a late September concert. But the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of the work on Saturday...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:08 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Bryan Bierlein hadn’t pitched in two months before he took the mound for Christopher Newport’s elimination game against Lynchburg on Thursday in the NCAA Division III South regional at Captains Park.
The rest clearly...
| May 19, 2012
With the economy starting to turn a corner, and hiring in some industries and regions picking up, you might be contemplating making the jump to a new job. But any career move comes with risks you need to be aware of before you make a change.
| May 20, 2012
You're doing it wrong.
OK, that might be a slight generalization of the way many workers feel about their leaders. But I don't think it's far off, and I conveniently have some data to back that up.
| May 18, 2012
When you graduate college, you are inundated with cookie-cutter advice like, "Follow your dreams!" and "Believe in yourself!!!"
Let's get real, guys: This advice means nothing once you step out into the real world.
So let's dig into some advice that's...
| 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...
| 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...