Stories tagged: love
Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
‘Love, Simon’ breaks ground with a radical ordinariness
It’s not that Hollywood studios haven’t centered high-profile stories around gay protagonists, or even coming-of-age stories with a gay lead– just last year “Moonlight” won best picture at the Oscars …
Thu., March 15, 2018
Review: ‘Love, Simon’ is so much more than a coming out story
The larger message of “Love, Simon,” aside from tolerance, acceptance and love, is that being yourself and living your truth out loud is good for you, and it’s good for …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
‘LOVE’ returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back
“LOVE” returned to Philadelphia on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Philip Tyler: Spokane should rise above political divisiveness
I have witnessed friends de-friend, associates disassociate and budding relationships become unrelated, all because of party politics and the perceived hate for the other side.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
FDA: ‘Love’ is not a real ingredient in bakery’s granola
A Massachusetts bakery’s granola may be made with love, but federal officials say it shouldn’t be listed as an ingredient on the package.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Couple married 69 years die minutes apart, holding hands
The children of a suburban Chicago couple married for 69 years say their parents died just 40 minutes apart while holding hands at a hospital.
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
The space between like and love, as seen on Netflix’s ‘Love’
“Love” is highly aware of the fragility of early relationships, when two people are not committed to each other but pondering it. Even in the best moments, on the best …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016
Kathleen Parker: I have two words for this day
You can either take a pill and hire a shrink or accept on faith that there’s something more. As a disciple of preparedness, I do both.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Couple’s messages in a bottle tie strangers together
Somewhere on the currents of Puget Sound is a clear glass wine bottle containing a conversation. It’s been floating with its cargo of letters for the past four years. When …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Hundreds of Romanian couples celebrated for lasting marriages
A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them …
Mon., Feb. 2, 2015
Getting back in the swing
The talk is familiar. The girls chat about their clothes. They giggle. They roll their eyes about bum boyfriends, men who are scared to get too close. Then the band …
Mon., Feb. 2, 2015
Documentary tracks seniors in search of love
It seems perfectly logical that baby boomers – forever on a conquest to remain young, relevant and fun – will date and look for love. Yet what about the older …
Thu., April 12, 2012
Picken travels world with kids after death of spouse
After spending a year and a half traveling the world, Dawn Picken is back in her Spokane house, and her two kids are back in their old school. Together, the …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2012
Paul Graves: Planting seeds of love part of the peace journey
(This is the second in a series of letters to Paul Graves’ grandchildren about St. Francis’ Prayer of Peace.) Dear Katie, Claire and Andy,
Thu., Aug. 4, 2011
Marriage forbidden, couple started over
Sometimes falling in love has painful consequences. For Jim and Andy CastroLang it meant giving up another lifelong love. The couple met in August 1981 at Blessed John XXIII University …
Thu., July 21, 2011
Dishwashing started love cycle
Love can make a person do unexpected things. For Rusty Clemons, it motivated him to wash dishes at his brother’s Colville restaurant. A pretty waitress named Marie had caught his …
Tue., Feb. 13, 1996
Real Romance Forget The Flowers, It’s The Little Stuff That Counts
With Valentine’s Day looming, this might be a good time to remember that there’s more to romance than hearts and flowers. Twelve years ago, Spokane’s John Barron proved that. He …
Sun., June 11, 1995
Set In Their Ways Singles Likely To Lose Flexibility As They Age
There are a number of advantages that never-married singles over 30 enjoy. High on my list is the freedom to do whatever I want, whenever I want to do it. …
Tue., Feb. 14, 1995
Churches Trip On Rocky Marriages
What is the most important single step to cut the divorce rate? Pastors are likely to say it’s regular church attendance. But statistics don’t support that belief. Gallup Polls report …
Tue., Feb. 14, 1995
Humans Flirt Like Animals, Experts Say
With the same methods they long have used in studies of animals, scientists are turning their attention to the nuances of human courtship rituals - otherwise known as flirting.
Mon., Feb. 13, 1995
Workplace Is Fertile Ground For Romance Companies Coming To Accept That Employees May Pair Off
Chris and Roger Gamelin met in a hallway at Steelcase Inc. Both employees, he was installing furniture, she was on her way to the cafeteria. One thing led to another …