The other night I slept on a twin bed in the guest room of the house I share with my husband and our two kids. We have a comfortable, firm king-size bed in our master bedroom, but my husband was sick and gross, so rather than hop in the sack with him, I decided to quietly slip down the hallway and sleep alone.
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Growing up in Burley, Idaho, on a small farm with a large garden, Camille Wells discovered the healing powers of working in dirt. Especially during her high school days, she grew accustomed to having a garden sanctuary — a place to go to take her mind off everything else.
For shorebirds traveling from South America to the Arctic, Grays Harbor is the perfect vacation destination. The Harbor’s prime location and mudflats make it an ideal place for weary birds to eat and rest their wings before continuing their flight. And they do, every year around this time.
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has told a British newspaper that rumors of the band’s impending breakup are only that.
“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.
From frilly frocks to a new spin on the coat and tie, these looks work for any special spring occasion.
Dear Abby: It has been a year since my mother passed away. The month of February was especially tough because it was the month of her birthday and also the month in which she died.
Carleen Gulke’s 7-year-old triplets are excited for the newest addition to their family.
Through the years, newspapers in Grays Harbor have covered innumerable odd, strange and just plain silly stories involving members of the animal kingdom. Here is a handful of tales that were covered by the local press and told in the inimitable writing style of the early correspondents.
De ar Abby: I’m a 14-year-old girl with a problem. Because of my buzzed short hair, slim hips and flat chest, I frequently get mistaken for a boy. It really bothers me because, despite my haircut and body shape, I have a feminine face and I wear women’s clothes and makeup. I’m not too much of a tomboy.
The question was, “Who will do all the stuff that needs to be done, if/when I can’t do it (and there’s no family)?” And it seemed to me that the “stuff” came down to three things:
Dear Abby: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a “brownnoser”? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant. It was the third time she has said it. She is gruff and rude, and several people have complained to me about her attitude.
Across the street from the marquee lights announcing musicians coming to the D&R Theatre, familiar faces from music’s past look out from posters in a storefront. Kurt Cobain, Elvis, Jimi Hendrix and others stare soulfully across I Street, beckoning passersby into Boomtown Records, one of downtown Aberdeen’s newest businesses.