He’s 19. A college guy. He is always on the cutting edge of the music emerging from his generation. I hardly ever talk to him but he’ll say, “Listen to this.” And I like that. He’s one of the few people I trust to keep me appraised of emerging musical trends, given that I no longer trust commercial radio to keep me appraised.
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We’re not weathermen, so we certainly don’t know just when this cold snap will be over or when the next one will come. However, we can see by the calendar that we have plenty of winter ahead of us AND we do know what to do with a house in the cold.
Sandra Greene is the executive director of Beyond Survival, Grays Harbor’s sexual assault resource center. She has been with the organization for almost a decade. Beyond Survival, a non-profit, strives to support, educate and empower all people affected by sexual abuse on Grays Harbor. The organization strives for greater education about the prevention of sexual and domestic abuse, and staff members spend much of their time in schools, community centers and with families, raising the level of awareness around sexual assault prevention.
ATLANTA — Harry Baron had already lived through a tough week this summer, facing the reality that his wife of 67 years could no longer live at home. Her memory issues were serious, Baron learned, and she needed more care than he could provide.
Dear Abby: I am a single 25-year-old man with a 15-month-old son. I didn’t plan on having any children, but my son is everything to me. His mother and I did not work out well living together. We had different priorities and personalities and could not comfortably coexist.
What’s in a name? A whole lot, according to high profile members of the U.S. sugar industry. They’re embroiled in a lawsuit against leading corn processors about whether or not the ubiquitous sweetener high-fructose corn syrup can be called “corn sugar.”
Years ago, I took a yoga class. It was at my college gym, and my roommates wanted to go. I was accustomed to high-energy work outs—and thus I almost fell asleep in that yoga class. It was too slow for me, and I never went back.
Dear Abby: I was laid off from work, but my husband, “Keith,” works full-time in a factory. We live with his parents. By the time Keith gets home from work and gets cleaned up, it’s time to eat dinner. Immediately afterward, we always follow the same routine: We go in our bedroom and he goes on the computer to play video games, while I sit and watch TV and play on my phone.
Dear Abby: I am in my late 20s and recently became engaged to my boyfriend of more than a year. He is in his early 30s. His parents live on the other side of the country, and we see them only twice a year. We plan on visiting them for the holidays, and some friends of theirs will be throwing us a bridal shower.
Dear Abby: I’m 12 and weigh 204 pounds. I feel really fat and I want to go on a diet, but my mom won’t let me. I’m getting bad grades in gym class and need your help.
Brian Blake fondly remembers his first time hunting for ducks. It was 1969 at the Grayland “lakes” and he was 9.
I am a Leo and an “only child” — explains a lot of things, doesn’t it?
Don Tapio has dirt in his veins.
Even though it’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” as far as safety in your house goes, it’s the most dangerous.
Dear Abby: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable — earrings, in particular.