Even in the best of marriages there can be little things about your spouse that drive you up the wall. My wife does things that annoy me, like load the dishwasher haphazardly. And I do things that annoy her, like come home after work.
(2 months and 17 days ago)
Brains like to work. But the work that seems to do the most good entails fairly challenging thinking about new subjects. In learning new things, the brain creates new synapses, or connections, between neurons. With that in mind, here's a list of 10 things experts say can help keep your brain young, even as your chronological age increases.
(19 days ago)
Timothy P. CarneyOne of the best things about my moving to the suburbs six and a half years ago was the chance to grab the Washington Examiner at the metro every day and read it on the way to work. One of the best things about my landing a job at the Examiner four years ago was working just off the news room, and getting to work with the dozens of outstanding local reporters...
(2 months and 3 days ago)
Being a working mom has never been easy and Stephanie Coontz’s recent article about persistent gender inequality in the U.S. not only shames us internationally (we are the only developed country that does NOT give paid maternity leave) it highlights ways we have actually regressed in terms of equal opportunities in the work place. In the spirit of Coontz’s suggestion “Our...
(3 months ago)
Potential parents should look and listen for these things if they're hoping to work for a company that values a life-work balance
(13 days ago)
JUNEAU, Alaska — Work at the Capitol has been moving at a swift pace, with nearly one-third of the 90-day session over. Here are three things to watch for this week:
(3 months and 9 days ago)
You’ve spent decades getting up early, going to work and saving for your retirement. Now that you’ve arrived, what will you do? That’s something you need plan for, too. So take up a hobby, volunteer, travel, learn something new, start a business, make new friends. Here are 10 of the best things to do in retirement.
(1 month and 10 days ago)
Things got a little confusing at last Friday’s New Hanover County strategy and budget work session
(3 months and 8 days ago)
How many of the elements of our life are right? When you break down all of the things that we do, both personally and professionally, there are a huge number each day, each week and each month. If you are inclined, you can categorize these tasks and work out which ones are absolutely in the right place, which ones are clearly not and which could be better if only certain...
(1 month and 11 days ago)
With snow melting around the country many people are itching to get outside and work on things. Before you run out the door, make a list of things you need and want to do. Tackling outdoor spring projects...
(1 month and 15 days ago)
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