| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Legoland Florida will expand again this summer, introducing an area called the World of Chima, based on a Lego product line with tribes of mystical animal warriors, theme park officials announced Tuesday morning.
The new land will feature an interactive...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The new "Legends of Chima" 4-D film coming to Legoland California this spring will take moviegoers to a fantasy world where animal tribes battle for possession of a mystical energy source known as chi.
Scheduled to premiere March 7 at the Carlsbad...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:27 AM
MILL RUN, Pa. - Masterpiece. Art. Perfection. Many fancy words and rapturous phrases have described Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house.
It's all true. But what is also true is that I kept thinking, wow, this house is not childproof. A...
| Aug 29, 2013
I always say that when I was growing up I didn't play with enough blocks.
That is my usual excuse for not being able to assemble pretty much anything, including Legos.
But I am learning: from my son.
Part of being a good parent is playing with...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:05 AM
My house is almost always messy.
I don't know if it ever will be clean on a regular basis, but I hope someday it will.
When I was younger and living alone in an apartment I was fairly neat. My towels were hung up, clothes were put away, my bed was...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Here's hoping everyone who took my smart phone Christmas challenge had a wonderful distraction-free day.
I went ALL day without my phone. I caught a couple of our dinner guests sneaking a check, but I didn't have to take any drastic measures like...
| Sep 4, 2012
When my son decided to stick a Lego up his nose earlier this summer requiring a trip to the emergency room, a lot of questions swirled through my mind: Is this normal? Why did he do this? Should I ban Legos from the house?
Then in early August a boy in...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Two female mannequins with more meat on their plastic bones than the standard department-store dummy are causing a social media ruckus – and not just because they’re clad only in lingerie.
A photo of the fuller-figured pair, rocking purple...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Anne-Marie Slaughter. Marissa Mayer. Sheryl Sandberg. Paul Tudor Jones?
The founder of Tudor Investment Corp. seems, almost by accident, to be the newest voice in the debate about women at work. The hedge fund honcho, ranked 123rd on Forbes’...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Giving an e-reader user a printed book is like presenting him a manual typewriter. It's a nice gesture, but the book will most likely gather dust while he whips through the newest best-sellers on his device. Luckily for gift-givers, almost all booksellers...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Under Armour -- the company known for making boxer-briefs, sneakers and other workout gear for sweat-drenched men -- is now trying to boost favor with the female set.
The Baltimore sports clothier, endorsed by uber-manly quarterback Tom Brady, has...