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Kids are playing ‘Squid Game’ at recess – now what?

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

“Squid Game,” Netflix’s massive global hit produced in South Korea, might feature playground games, but it is most obviously not for kids. The ultraviolent show follows 456 debt-ridden adult characters as they fight one an other to the death for a chance to win millions of dollars.
News >  Features

The Full Suburban: Home on the range includes rounding up stray cows

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

There’s one thing that strikes fear into me like nothing else, regardless of the time of year, and it is this: looking out my living room window and seeing my 11-year-old Henry waving frantically at me from his bus stop and yelling at the top of his lungs, “The cows are in Glenn’s backyard!”
News >  Travel

In the Scottish Highlands, a hiking dream fulfilled

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

Years ago, when our kids were in preschool, my husband and I had what seemed like a crazy pipe dream: Once a year, we would take a multiday hike as a couple. Turns out it was a crazy pipe dream. At least at the time. But last year, as empty nesters, we resolved to finally make it happen.
News >  Home and garden

What is laundry stripping, and does it work?

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

A few years ago, Lisa Myers, owner of the lifestyle store Capers Home in Seattle, had a house guest who took special notice of a pile of old, worn-out and discolored sheets and towels that Myers had set aside for the rag bag.

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Dr. Zorba Paster: Taking steps to prevent dementia

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 20, 2021

I seem to write a lot about dementia. The older I get, the more I’m interested in all sorts of brain loss. My mom had dementia – probably Alzheimer’s disease, although as a one- to two-pack-a-day smoker, it could have been small strokes.
News >  Health

People’s Pharmacy: Statins make controlling diabetes harder

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 20, 2021

Q. My dad was on statins. (He really needs the help controlling his cholesterol.) We immediately noticed an increase in his blood glucose measurements. His Type 2 diabetes was more difficult to control, and it was very upsetting for him, as he was trying so hard.