Lunch-n-Learn: How to lead Millennials

By Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Team Pete Airmen attended a lunch-n-learn seminar to learn about leading the millennial generation, June 14, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The seminar was hosted by Master Sgt. Robert Valenzuela, 21st Wing Staff…

By Sarah Smiley Seven and a half years ago, we brought home a newborn baby Owen and moved Ford, then just 2 days past his second birthday, out of his crib and into a toddler bed. Only, our house was small, so the crib and the toddler bed were... Read more
By Sarah Smiley Last week’s column (“One Family’s Joy is Sorrow for Another”), and especially civilian readers’ reactions to it (“I don’t know how military spouses do it,” “It’s hard enough having my husband gone for a week!”) got me thinking about Dustin’s past deployments. On this Memorial Day... Read more
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By Joan Scobey In the late 19th century a dazzling roster of painters — Monet, Boudin, Manet, Renoir, Courbet, Pissarro, Sisley, Gauguin — vacationed in Normandy, drawn by the beaches and fishing ports. They painted light and the movement of water in new ways and captured the dramatic cliffs... Read more
By Mary Hunt Dear Mary: I’m trying to find a reliable website to help me book cheap flights. Do you have any suggestions? — Peggy C., e-mail Dear Peggy: I would not rely on any one site to get the price right every time. Every day, there are thousands... Read more
By Caroline Dipping Q: My wife and I have always enjoyed Donovan’s Steakhouse in La Jolla, Calif. Their steaks are absolutely the best you can find, but we also really love their sautEed mushroom side dish. They’re so good, I honestly think I could eat those as a meal... Read more

Savvy Sienna

Auto Word June 18, 2010

By Mark Maynard Minivans are warhorses hitched to nonstop lifestyles. There is no vehicle better configured to comfortably carry people and cargo. Yet, these humble machines have wrongly come to represent the driver’s identity: “I drive a minivan, therefore I have no life.” Actually, the minivan driver is so... Read more
By Sarah Smiley My son argues that most New Englanders think Disney World encompasses the entire state of Florida. He’s too young to understand the lure of places like Miami and Key West. Still, he has a point. For five of the ten years that we lived in Florida,... Read more
By Carl H. Larsen SKAGWAY, Alaska –“We landed in wind-swept Skagway. We joined the weltering mass, clamoring over their outfits, waiting to climb the Pass.” Those are the memorable words of author and poet Robert W. Service in “The Trail of Ninety-Eight,” a poem describing the rush of humanity... Read more
By Mary Hunt Got teens? Then you already know that what they want most is for you to trust them. And though you may not be ready to hand over all decisions to them, there is a way that you can begin to develop trust in a way that... Read more