Girlfriend fears she is hanging on to a closeted boyfriend

Dear Carolyn: I have been dating my boyfriend since I was 17,…

 

Grandparent worries about social media’s affect on grandkids

Dear Grandparenting: I especially enjoy reading your columns about the influence of…

  • Jan 24, 2018

 

Hearty chickpea, pasta soup warms up wintry nights

Serve this ancient Roman dish with a warm cauliflower salad, which also is from Italy.

  • Jan 24, 2018

 

Pureed soup is a smooth way to get your vegetables in winter

Coconut curry carrot soup is a fulfilling way to start a meal or to serve alongside a sandwich.

Sheet-pan suppers: Make an entire meal on one sheet pan

Entire cookbooks are devoted to the trend, along with the inevitable blogs.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Today in History: Jan. 24

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2018. There are 341 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 24, 1848, James… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Bob Costas left out of NBC’s Super Bowl coverage

When he stepped down as host of the Olympics, Costas was expected to keep his Super Bowl duties.

  • Jan 23, 2018

South African jazz musician, anti-apartheid activist Masekela dead

Called the “Father of South African jazz,” he died in Johannesburg after a decade-long cancer fight.

  • Jan 23, 2018
Rose Johnson, 80, is a member of the Everett Area Newcomers Club, which meets and dines once a month at Sno-Isle Tech’s student-run Le Bistro Restaurant. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Old-timers can join the Everett Area Newcomers Club

Everett group welcomes women for friendship and fun at multiple meet-ups.

Rose Johnson, 80, is a member of the Everett Area Newcomers Club, which meets and dines once a month at Sno-Isle Tech’s student-run Le Bistro Restaurant. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Are you addicted to your device? Take time away from your phone

Here’s what you need to know about digital detox.

  • Jan 23, 2018

Excluding one wedding guest to please another can backfire

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Our wedding is falling apart. My fiance and I were set up by our friend Julia. Julia… Continue reading

New music: Fall Out Boy balances rock and pop with ease

Fall Out Boy, “Mania”: Rockers are having a tough time on pop radio these days. Unless they’re willing to go the full Maroon 5 and… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

Today in History: Jan. 23

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2018. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 23, 1968, North… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

Megyn Kelly trashes Jane Fonda’s ‘poor-me routine’

Kelly defended her decision to ask Fonda about her history with plastic surgery last September.

  • Jan 22, 2018

Don Imus announces date of his radio show’s final episode

His contract was to end in December, but the syndicator of his show filed for bankruptcy last year.

  • Jan 22, 2018

2018 Nissan Rogue crossover gets set for autonomous driving

New features including ProPILOT Assist are added to Nissan’s best-selling model, the compact Rogue.

Living with Children: To spank, or, not to … here we go again

By John Rosemond / Tribune News Service Four sentences into her Wall Street Journal article on recent research into spanking (“Spanking for Misbehavior? It Causes… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018

Normal frailties should not be a relationship killer

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hey Carolyn: I’m in my mid-thirties and in a relatively new, but so far amazing, relationship. In both a… Continue reading

Reflecting on redrum, Stephen King’s top tale of terror

‘The Shining’ remains a favorite of this Everett Public Library staffer for diving into true horror.

Today in History: Jan. 22

Today is Monday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2018. There are 343 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 22, 1968, the… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018