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  • Household treasures shine among the clutter

    You've seen "Antiques Roadshow" on public television … now welcome to "Antiques Homeshow," where this columnist tries to persuade himself that the dust-covered junk cluttering his house has some actual value! Item No. 1: A vintage Coleman camp...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Small Wonders: He's not here to make friends

    Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010. Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Wondering about how our social media classes & seminars work? Here are the answers to some of our more frequently asked questions. Q: What is TribU? A: Classes and seminars for people seeking enrichment all fall under the TribU banner. The classes,...
  • Balancing a criminal record and a resume

    Balancing a criminal record and a resume
    My New Year's resolution is to go from being simply "America's most beloved workplace-advice columnist" to "World's most beloved workplace-advice columnist." And I want to lose weight and expand on my incredible capacity for humility. I hope you all...
  • Check It Out: Get bit by the wedding bug this June

    With June's arrival, weddings are a prominent feature on the calendar. While books on wedding etiquette and giving toasts are the most often consulted, there are many others to be found. From books on photography to cake decoration or do-it-yourself...
  • On a hot Saturday, the pool was a good place to be

    The North St. John's Blue Marlins swim team and Forest Hill Frogs ended the 2011 swim season with enthusiasm at a July 23 home meet for North St. John's as the Blue Marlins came away with a 300-188 victory. Jonathon Arbaugh, Deanna Parsons, Andrew Coe...
  • In The Pipeline: A clean bill of health for neighborhood

    In The Pipeline: A clean bill of health for neighborhood
    Several weeks ago, I wrote about Machelle Murray, a local mom who is struggling to find answers about her insurance coverage as she battles cancer. The column prompted an outpouring of advice, support and even money for Murray. It also brought several...
  • Workers need help with elder care

    Workers need help with elder care
    About 1 in 6 workers has elder care responsibilities of some kind, and given longer life expectancies, that share is likely to grow. Workplaces have spent a lot more effort responding to employees' child care rather than elder care needs, but...
  • 'Bully' review: Increased awareness is only the beginning

    'Bully' review: Increased awareness is only the beginning
    **1/2 (out of four) Few understand Sartre’s “Hell is other people” line like kids who find themselves on the wrong end of bullies’ aggression. I know what it’s like. You know what it’s like. If you went to junior high,...
  • Dan Savage's MTV sex advice show pushes conservatives' crazy button

    Dan Savage's MTV sex advice show pushes conservatives' crazy button
    In reviewing "Savage U,"  MTV's  sex advice show featuring Dan Savage, I predicted that it was going to be a culture-wars lightning rod at some point. The show debuted with an episode set at the University of Maryland April 3. Well, it didn't take long....