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  • O.C. vital artery is wood

    The vital artery that brings Ocean City to life is a wooden Boardwalk that traces 2 1/2 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach, ushering throngs of vacationers past an array of T-shirts, treats and amusements. It is home to joggers and bikers, to sun...
  • Families take stock of their lives as economy struggles to recover

    Third in a series MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Douglas Konecny loved everything about manufacturing. He loved the roar of the machines and the hum of the factory walls. The vibrations. The smells. Even the feel of the fans blowing against his damp skin on midsummer...
  • Nice on ice

    She's not supposed to be here. Kimmie Meissner's Olympic plan called for a showdown with the world's best figure skaters at the 2010 Winter Games. Tear up the blueprint. She's ready now. Like an escalator on full power, Meissner rose through the...
  • It figures: Harford goes into frenzy over skater

    For the Olympian from Bel Air, Jeff Kappus shipped a good luck bag of carrots. Kimmie Meissner, the Harford County figure skater, used to stop by Kappus' Subway shop in Churchville every afternoon and started adding carrots to her daily turkey sub...
  • Inside the Browns deal

    As the Gulfstream jet lifted off the runway on its secret mission, Cleveland Stadium came briefly into view. Scattered among the plane's leather-upholstered seats were four men who knew the stadium better than the masons who built it: Browns owner Art...
  • Talk to Iris: The family vacation

    Talk to Iris: The family vacation
    At 9 a.m., I am watching the lifeguards work out from the same screened-in porch in the same beach house where our family has spent part of the past 24 summers. The family vacation on the Delaware shore began when the first of our four children was 6...
  • Taking the Kids -- 6 ideas to jumpstart a multigenerational summer trip

    Taking the Kids -- 6 ideas to jumpstart a multigenerational summer trip
    Is grandma packed? There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
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  • Apodaca: Life's journey isn't complete without travel

    "Are we there yet?" The common whine of children traveling with their parents goes into full, high-pitched throttle this time of year with the long-honored tradition of the family vacation. And this summer, a whole lot of us are venturing forth. The...
  • Taking the Kids -- and the true secret to vacation happiness -- asking their help planning!

    Taking the Kids -- and the true secret to vacation happiness -- asking their help planning!
    Pity the California dad. He had spent a lot of money to take his wife and three daughters on an adventure trip to Costa Rica -- idyllic remote eco lodges, nesting sea turtles, monkeys in the trees, butterfly gardens. As adventures went, it hit all the...
  • Taking the Kids -- Mother's Day doesn't have to be just once a year

    Taking the Kids -- Mother's Day doesn't have to be just once a year
    For once, I got something I really wanted for Mother's Day -- and it didn't involve anyone shopping for a gift I could do without. I'm spending a May weekend with two of my three kids. Maybe that doesn't sound like much but when your kids live far from...
  • Taking the Kids -- an all-inclusive vs. beachfront condo in Turks and Caicos

    Taking the Kids -- an all-inclusive vs. beachfront condo in Turks and Caicos
    AAH ... the blessed sunshine, the white sand beach that stretches for 12 miles, the happy parents and giggling kids building sandcastles and playing. That's right. It may be mid-January but Turks and Caicos' famous Grace Bay Beach is packed with...