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Not everything in childhood is bowls of mush and little old ladies whispering "Hush," and Maurice Sendak understood that. Our children understand that, too. Instinctively. That's what makes his books, like "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night...
College student Lauren Bennett will rearrange her schedule at school this weekend in order to make her way home to Howard County. Lauren, like other fans of the Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church's annual book sale, wouldn't think of missing this book...
LOS ANGELES — Pat McInally never tires of reminders that he is the only NFL prospect to record a perfect score on the Wonderlic intelligence test. "It's intellectual annuity," he says. The Harvard-educated McInally, in fact, has gained far greater...
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SunSpot StaffBaltimore's Becker Group provides the holiday decorations for thousands of malls, offices and casinos worldwide. Its chairman and founder, Gordon Becker, recently discussed the multimillion dollar industry and the fallout from the Sept. 11th attacks....
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions. "Little Cub Scout" book, by Mabel Watts, illustrated by William...
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Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today. Most jars were made from 1850 to 1900 in Bohemia and...
L.A. at HomeSoho House chef Matthew Armistead and his wife, Shelley, the club's general manager, live life lush and low-key in their Mar Vista home....
L.A. at HomePlaudits, not sprinklers, were flowing this week when the Heal the Bay president, a Surfrider Foundation policy director, a vice mayor and water company general manager gathered in the garden of a Long Beach handyman to ooh and aah over......
L.A. at HomeIf you are considering converting part of your yard, patio or even the edges of your front steps into a kitchen garden this spring, it merits checking Rosalind Creasy’s “Edible Landscaping” (Sierra Club, 2010) out of the library. While...
L.A. Times Tech BlogSays Ezra Callahan, a former Facebook employee: "True story: in the very early days of Facebook, Sean Parker wanted to make Facebook's mascot a hedgehog. We had early plans to build a local business program around each college on the site (a Yelp-like...
247-4784A near-death experience set Susan Allen-Foster on her current path as author of Christian books for children. Her first of four in the pipeline, "Shiloh Kitty Puss and Miguel the Mouse" is available now. It's a straightforward tale about a cat and mouse...
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