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4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Spring brings thoughts of fashion
The birds are chirping, the grass is green, and flowers are blooming. Spring, with no snow, is finally here. While the Easter Bunny visited many homes today, leaving a trail of jelly beans, colored eggs, and chocolate, many folks are headed to church or to family gatherings since it is Easter Sunday. In the know on what to wear were those who attended fashion shows for

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
‘Downton Abbey’ comes to Delaware museum
WILMINGTON, Del. — Since Season 4 of Downton Abbey ended in late February, I’ve been in withdrawal.

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Book review: 'Sleep Donation: A Novella'
Imagine a world without sleep. Or perhaps you don’t have to: Perhaps you are already in the throes of what, in her new novella, Sleep Donation, Karen Russell describes as “a universal American condition.”

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Book Review: 'Love Life' by Rob Lowe
When you look at actor Rob Lowe — especially on the cover of his new book, Love Life — you can’t help but think that guy has it all: looks, talent, a great marriage and family, and a successful career. But if you delve into his prose, you’ll likely think he’s earned it.

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Smaller films worth a look
Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to summer movies. Below are some smaller film highlights:

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
All’s well for Chiodos, again
As Chiodos roars into the end of its new album, Devil, singer Craig Owens proclaims that, “We’re right back where we left off/It’s our time to really do things right.”

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Store your winter gear properly
The long winter is over, and it’s finally time to put away the sweaters, down jackets, wool mittens, and flannel sheets. Although it’s tempting to toss everything into a bin and deal with it in nine months, try to resist the quick fix and take some time to put the gear away properly. 

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Sweepstakes addicts pile up prizes
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Each day around 8 a.m., retired grandmother and occasional actress Mary Lu Marr flips on the TV, pulls out her trusty laptop, and gets to work at her “part-time job.”

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Easter finery, flowers have changed a lot over the years
Obviously members of the 1946 class of Adrian High School enjoy the food at the Country House near Tecumseh, Mich., because we have gathered there for lunch once a month for several years. But, what we really enjoy is the conversation after lunch and last Monday was no exception.

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Baked cashews get a deep, spicy flavor
Living most of my early childhood out in the country, my family and I often went “uptown” on the weekends to shop at the big department stores. I can vividly remember walking past the beautifully dressed sidewalk windows and through the heavy glass doors of the first floor entry. Just inside, we came upon the nut and candy display. Narrow