As the first frost approaches, promising to decimate a summer's worth of flowers in one cruel night, as the trees begin to take on a skeletal appearance, we are forced to contemplate and process some highly primal dualities: life and death; hope and regret; desire and fear.
Sit down and make a gratitude list -- what are you grateful for this year? There's always something to be grateful for and this gratitude practice is a great way to put closure on the first part of the year
I started to breathe again. I started getting dressed before noon. I went to grief groups and I spoke. I stopped hiding, for maybe the first time ever. I started writing down the memories of my brother that flitted through my mind, unburied by his absence.
Dairy Queen to the youth of Martha's Vineyard is what the Wailing Wall is to my tribe. It is a prayer. It is an awakening. When DQ opens, everyone is assured that soon they will be able to stow away their winter gear until the next shock of ice.
From an Obama-approved gourmet Georgetown establishment and a bistro offering live jazz while you eat, to the Washington Post-endorsed "best Indian restaurant in the country," here are 10 places where you'll get the most bang for your buck during D.C. Restaurant Week.
It's been 10 days; soon the pool will be done! Not likely. The pool will actually be totally closed for two weeks, during December. I will bypass the 405, speed up the coast highway to Malibu and take up surfing. No one owns the ocean. Not yet.
When I attended BlogHer12 this summer and heard Katie Couric describe herself as "lazy" (regarding exercise) yet willing to ride a stationary bike in a spinning class, I began to wonder if this might be a good workout for me since I'm a little lazy, too.
There is no "alignment of the planets" or any other possible gravitational effects of the equinoxes that would make eggs do anything weird. The only things that are weird are the nuts who claim that these dates have magical powers.
You see, in the fashion world there is always someone telling you to suck something in, suck something up or surgically suck something out. But today, all of this is about to change. And I've decided to start with the Holy Grail of body betterment -- the abs.
If you have credit problems and you're facing those annoying calls by collections agents, here's how you can hit a home run to clear those accounts off of your credit report and improve your credit score.