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  • Lost, found and offering advice

    Lost, found and offering advice
    The Esalen Institute in Big Sur beckons thousands for its yoga workshops, meditation retreats and hot springs, but author Cheryl Strayed isn't there to relax. With her husband and children, ages 6 and 8, in tow, Strayed is there to work, teaching an...
  • A Word, Please: Advice for whoever needs it

    I don't usually read advice columns. If I need to tell my great-grandmother to lay off the Cuervo or tell a co-worker I don't want to attend her nudist wedding, I can find the words without any help. Besides, as anyone with a computer keyboard knows, it'...
  • A Word, Please: Whom and whomever aren't suitable subjects

    I don't usually read advice columns. If I need to tell my great-grandmother to lay off the Cuervo or tell a co-worker I don't want to attend her nudist wedding, I can find the words without any help. Besides, as anyone with a computer keyboard knows,...
  • Diving: Forest Hill splits meets; North St. John's takes two

    Two days after losing to North St. John's, 58-23, Forest Hill defeated Five Oaks, 49-37. Forest Hill results: Five Oaks meet: 6-UB: 1. Patrick Conron, 29.40; 2. Stephen Brunner, 22.80. 8-UB: 1. Christopher Ward, 55.30; 2. Ryan Stewart, 51.30; 5....
  • A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage

    A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage
    Journalist and gay activist Dan Savage often writes about the urban archipelago -- the American cities that are comfortable, safe islands for gays and lesbians set amid a vast sea of countryside where being openly homosexual remains a chancy, even...
  • Monster-in-law insists on baby name

    Monster-in-law insists on baby name
    Dear Amy: I cannot deal with my monster-in-law. She's bossy, antagonistic, and gossips about my personal business far too much. As much as I try to care about her, my dislike for her has been surfacing more and more. I went on antidepressants as I was...
  • Dan Savage on helping gay kids, his TV show & his Chicago roots

    Dan Savage on helping gay kids, his TV show & his Chicago roots
    You're probably familiar with Dan Savage because you—or, OK, "a friend"—has taken advice from his humorous, nationally syndicated sex advice column, "Savage Love." Or perhaps you know Savage from his work as the co-founder of It Gets Better, a...
  • Missing Mary Meade's 7-minute frosting

    Missing Mary Meade's 7-minute frosting
    Q: We are looking for a receipt out of this cookbook that one received when ordering the Chicago Tribune from the late 50s. We would like the name of the book as well as the receipt. The frosting was cooked and then beaten to form peaks. Light and...
  • History Matters: Odd Fellows celebrated their 69th anniversary of the Lodge in 1912

    100 Years Ago Odd lodge The Odd Fellows in Ellicott City celebrated their 69th anniversary of the Lodge, as noted in the Times: "The Honorable H.G. Davis, the oldest living initiated member of the Lodge, Ex-Governor Warfield, another member and Ex-...
  • 10 things you might not know about contraceptives

    10 things you might not know about  contraceptives
    The controversy over whether employers' health insurance must pay for contraceptives has energized conservatives, but it also inspired Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments that chased away many advertisers from his radio show. Science has not yet...
  • UM students help launch Dan Savage's new TV show

    UM students help launch Dan Savage's new TV show
    At the start of his new MTV series, "Savage U," Dan Savage introduces himself to a group of University of Maryland students as a "big jerk" and a sex advice columnist. While there's not much "big jerk" behavior, there is lots of sound advice from the...