Guest Columnists

Companies clueless on need for bereavement time

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Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonderful, sent her home to have the miscarriage and told her it could

The cheapskate gardener

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The only difference between gardeners and cheapskate gardeners is the amount of money they spend to achieve the same results. The truth is, like no other hobby, gardening is actually

Bernie & Joe: Two old white men take the lead

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In 2018, a record turnout of women, minorities and young added 40 House seats to Democratic ranks and made Nancy Pelosi speaker. This, we were told, is the new diversity

Remember own strengths

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Dear Annie: My wife and I have three perfect grandchildren, ages 1, 5 and 7. We love watching them at least one day a week. Their parents are caring and

Pay down now, or pay ahead?

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Years ago, I learned a lesson I won’t have to learn again. It was that poignant. It was during a time when mortgage interest rates took a nosedive and we

What happened to Bill Barr?

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Iknew him back when we were both law clerks fresh out of school — he for one of the most conservative members of the D.C. Circuit, I for one of

3 best ways to unclog a toilet

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No one likes to talk about it, but truth be told, it happens. Toilets malfunction. They get clogged. Sure, it’s inconvenient, but more than that, embarrassing if you’re somewhere other