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  • Backcountry camping with his oldest son, enjoying the all of nothing

    Backcountry camping with his oldest son, enjoying the all of nothing
    I don't feel the need to camp ever again. Love the hiking, the visuals, the air. But the gritty, fire-smoked world of a backcountry bedroom? You can keep it. And tents? I'm so done with tents. Assuming you can even set one up properly, its spindle...
  • A low-pressure job has him in high spirits

    Did something wicked the other day, not uproariously wicked, just slightly so, in one of those little subversive ways husbands handle mundane requests. After my wife asked me to turn up the water pressure in the house, I turned it down, even lower than it...
  • Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life

    Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life
    Why did the monocled cobra slink across the road? To give Los Angeles County animal control officers the slip, of course. It didn't work; the nomadic ophidian is now in residence at the San Diego Zoo. And while the hooded snake sighting and ensuing four-...
  • He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in

    He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in
    There's the agent, the athlete, the vegan lawyer with three cats, the gluten-free tech start-up guy, the promoter, the hot German, the writer and a few shameless guys who asked me out because they believed I could help their careers. Some of them lasted...
  • They did things big — including the breakup

    They did things big — including the breakup
      Ignition Her name was Sharon. Wild, untamable and tempestuous, she really taught me things about loving and living. She was platinum-blond and shiny. Blunt. Happy and high-energy. A Mexican Irish girl, full of fire, with a singsong siren laugh...
  • People: Kevin Wolyniec joined Rising Tide Car Wash as GM

    Nonprofit Joe Russoniello, a co-founder of Everywhere, a small business platform and consumer mobile application — and a co-founder and president and CEO of the Deerfield Beach-based marketing and branding firm Brand Tango — recently...
  • Modernizing her Ps and Qs: Calligrapher Molly Suber Thorpe

    A simple class on traditional italic calligraphy, which dates from the Italian Renaissance, ignited Molly Suber Thorpe's love of the handwritten letter. But she's moved on to a fresh, modern lettering style of her own that she admits makes some...
  • Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage

    Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage
    According to the frost/freeze chart on the Home and Garden Information Center website, I'm thinking that if I cover my tomatoes with row cover or something during light freezes, I can have sun-ripened tomatoes into November. Will this work? Fortunately,...
  • Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care

    Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care
    While dutiful homeowners have been severely limiting — or ceasing — the watering of their lawns and gardens to comply with drought restrictions, one potential fallout is sometimes overlooked: the health of the residential tree canopy. In...
  • Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too

    Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too
    Makoto Mizutani and Benjamin Luddy are both devoted to the outdoors. "When we're not working, we try to spend as much time outside as possible," Mizutani said. "We love to go camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and road...
  • Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County

    Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County
    The public is invited to a free interior design seminar with decorator Toni Chavis at the Tabb library in York County 6-8 p.m. today. The "Creative Design Solutions Through Color" seminar will help attendees enhance their homes without breaking the...