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  • Our advice columnist: 'No, kids, don't become writers'

    I remind my editor that I have almost 2,000 more Twitter followers than William Faulkner ever did and am equally ahead of Dickens and Shakespeare when it comes to Facebook. Posthumously, which is always the way most writers are ever appreciated, I hope...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Ford GT design in spotlight at Milan furniture show

    DETROIT The Ford design team that created auto show favorites like GT, F-150 and Mustang faces a very different challenge in Italy this week. The Milan Furniture Fair will include a Ford lounge showcasing non-automotive projects created specifically for...
  • John Hughes home is 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse

    John Hughes home is 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse
    Nearly 30 interior and seven landscape designers are hard at work, transforming the 11,000-square-foot home of late screenwriter, director and producer John Hughes, Jr. into a jaw-dropping display of their arts for the 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse &...
  • Gardens full of ideas on show in Mar Vista tour

    Mandatory water restrictions may be prompting gardeners to have second thoughts about their thirsty gardens and lawns, but for the homeowners in the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase on April 25, water conservation is a way of life. Curious about drip...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Williamsburg garden tour: Theme follows imaginary couple's love story

     Williamsburg garden tour: Theme follows imaginary couple's love story
    Day in, day out, Colonial Williamsburg tourists and residents can visit historic Bruton Parish Church to admire its reverent look and bask in its peaceful purpose. On Tuesday, visitors can see the 300-year-old church in a very different way: as the...
  • Daily Press Media Group wins 55 awards at annual newspaper convention

    Daily Press Media Group wins 55 awards at annual newspaper convention
    The Daily Press Media Group won 55 individual awards in the annual Virginia Press Association contest, as well as the three major staff honors and a best-in-show. The awards were handed out Saturday in Roanoke during the organization's annual...
  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor

    Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor
    The first thing visitors will notice upon entering the latest Pasadena Showcase House of Design is a historic fireplace framed by emerald green tile. The brilliant wall brightens the dark entryway in a distinctly modern way, yet the Grueby tile is...
  • Tidy living: organized space can bring peace of mind

    Tidy living: organized space can bring peace of mind
    As a stay-at-home mother of a toddler and an infant, Tayloe McKenna readily acknowledges that her daily schedule doesn't leave much time for housekeeping. "My home is hardly an example of Zen, simplified living, especially with small children," says the...
  • Light a candle, glisten a glass for a generation's passing personalities

    Light a candle or glisten a glass for Dick Spicuzza. Dick died the other day. He was our neighbor growing up, the busybody banker next door who found no greater glee than in puttering around the yard all weekend. Unclear exactly all that Dick accomplished...