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  • Yosemite National Park, in winter's grip

    Yosemite National Park, in winter's grip
    It is early February — Super Bowl weekend — and Yosemite is quiet. The crowds that clog the roads and tramp through the meadows during the other seasons are now gathering around their big-screen TVs with chips and dip. I have the park to...
  • Happy faux-lidays

    Happy faux-lidays
    Every year, Marie Puskas and her extended family put all of their eggs in one basket — along with their Valentines, New Year's noisemakers, Christmas gifts, Thanksgiving fixings and Halloween treats. Naturally, they call this annual family...
  • Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River

    Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River
    An event at the Prudential Center this week unveiled a mosaic where people submitted images of their favorite family vacations, memories etc., Now NJ Tourism wants to be a part of creating new memories for families, couples and single people looking for...
  • Family Holiday Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield

    Family Holiday Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield
    Pack the kids in the car and head to Lyman Orchards this weekend for a delightful brunch and a chance to visit with the big guy himself. That's right, Santa and Mrs. Claus will host Lyman Orchards' Family Holiday Brunch, which will include omelette and...
  • Church conventions serve dual purpose: Family vacation and economic stimulus

    Church conventions serve dual purpose: Family vacation and economic stimulus
    The children around the crafts table set up in a ballroom of the Hilton Orlando all come from different cities, but many already know each other. Every year they take their family vacation wherever the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World holds its...
  • Don't Leave Healthy Habits at Home

    Don't Leave Healthy Habits at Home
    Back in January, my husband suggested we take a trip to Disney World for Spring Break. I agreed it would be a great experience for my kids since my 5-year-old daughter is in awe of princesses and my almost 7-year-old son loves roller coasters. But...
  • Jenna Otter returns to scene of grizzly bear attack

    Jenna Otter returns to scene of grizzly bear attack
    No one knew what to expect on the trail to Grinnell Glacier one late summer morning, but a second bull moose less than an hour out was hardly a good sign. During September and October -- mating season -- it's always best to give the spindly-legged animals...
  • 'Making Toast: A Family Story' by Roger Rosenblatt

    'Making Toast: A Family Story' by Roger Rosenblatt
    Making Toast A Family Story Roger Rosenblatt Ecco: 168 pp., $21.99 On Dec. 8, 2007, the day that Amy Rosenblatt Solomon collapsed on the treadmill and died, her parents, Roger and Ginny Rosenblatt, drove from their Long Island home to be with Amy's...
  • 'Love, Janis'

    'Love, Janis'
    Watching footage of Janis Joplin at the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival, you can see why Mama Cass, sitting in the crowd, keeps shaking her head. There's Janis, decked out in full gold lamé and tiny mules, shaking and snarling her way through...
  • 'Therapy' by Sebastian Fitzek

    'Therapy' by Sebastian Fitzek
    In Sebastian Fitzek's wildly implausible but mesmerizing mystery thriller, "Therapy," the fragmented chapters wheel and turn in unpredictable directions, the reader always plunging after a narrator who disappears around the corner. Four years after his...
  • Composer Michael Daugherty hears the sounds of America

    Composer Michael Daugherty hears the sounds of America
    Imagine a postmodern Aaron Copland or Charles Ives with a pop cultural twist, and you're primed for the music of Michael Daugherty. A composer of his time and birthright, Daugherty is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native and the musical embodiment of Americana....
  • As a family vacation, Space Camp is out there

    Huntsville, Alabama "Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five!" the kids yelled. It wasn't as deafening as Times Square on New Year's Eve, but the 300 or so children attending Space Camp were as enthusiastic as any midnight revelers. The space shuttle...