| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Ten years ago, a woman living near Dallas, gripped by wanderlust and the sadness of impending empty-nest syndrome, went to a search engine and typed in "waterfalls" and "hiking." That's how I came to be sitting on a rock outcropping beside a river as it...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:35 AM
How do you find just the right gift to say "thank you" to a man who seemingly has everything?
That's the dilemma A.J. Allmendinger has faced since billionaire team owner Roger Penske gave him a second chance to redeem himself following last year's...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:20 PM
At some point in his scholastic career, Luis Adrian Torres wrote an essay that debated the merits of homework.
"I don't think there should be more homework, don't you?" he wrote. The young man cited three reasons why: Homework ruins vacations, there...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
This week is my husband's birthday, he turns 34. I still find it hard to believe I am married to someone in their 30's despite the fact I've had ten months to get used to the idea that I am 30 years old. Clearly, I still need some convincing.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Q: Our parents just told us they're getting divorced. We're not surprised, but they also told us they've stayed together all these years just for our sake, until we were grown. We feel very guilty, because they could've gone their separate ways and been...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:18 AM
Our community is anxious for new growth, job creation and new capital investment. I think we all would agree that recent years have been difficult as we have not seen the growth we all would like to see.
The business community agrees and knows that...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:12 PM
All it took was a tour of the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown and the seventh-grade students at Temple Emanuel Religious School were in.
How could they convert a place of sadness — a shelter for animals that had lost the homes and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Editor's Note: Candice Baker returns with Retail Therapy, bringing you the best in local deals, new businesses and special opportunities.
Rite on: The Pacific Symphony will host a free live simulcast of its "Rite of Spring Turns 100" celebration in...
| Jun 7, 2013
Libby Richardson, Chairman of The Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Foundation, gives the following report:
The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and Fun Walk to benefit the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund was held on...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:14 PM
In a recent column, I wrote about a used musical instrument donation program that was sponsored by the Reservoir High School music department.
Here's the rest of the story.
The music directors at Reservoir started a chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Growing up in southern Louisiana, Shane Lopez didn't see a lot of exciting career options.
"It's oil fields, sugar cane and Tabasco plants. That's pretty much what we do," he says. "No one in my family had ever gone to college, much less finished...