Michelle Henny

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Private Dreams and Public Ideals in San Francisco

What a family’s story says about a city of romantic delusions and hazardous fortunes.<p>My father’s parents met, in 1946, in San Francisco, on a blind date orchestrated as a favor to the American Communist Party. They were young and both a delicate shade of pink. Two friends of theirs, being pinker, …

San Francisco

Send Help: I Can’t Stop Making This Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

By Amiel Stanek<p>It strikes the ideal balance between those ultra-rich, all-in pasta dishes and the kind of veggie-packed situation that's healthy enough to eat once a week.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>I’ve always taken a …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

The 10 Best National Parks in the U.S.

A few are even free.<p>From swampy marshes to soaring canyons, from pristine glaciers to scorching deserts, America’s national parks encompass nearly …

Las Vegas to Arizona: It May Just Be the Best American Road Trip

Crested buttes, spiritual Navajo lands and even an ostrich.

National Parks

Here’s Exactly How to ‘Swedish Death Clean’ Your Closet

We’re no novice at organization. But as for editing our closet? #sendhelp. Which is why we’re turning to Margareta Magnusson, author of the …

20-Minute Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Step 2<p>Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir with a whisk. Bring to a boil over high heat; cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Reserve …

5 Short Historical Fiction Novels Under 300 Pages That You Can Read In A Single Sitting

All March long, its Women's History Month, and you know what that means: 31 days dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of women and their …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Three Books, Three Ladies On My Nightstand

For some mysterious reason, three dramatically different books ended up on my nightstand -- three books written by three authors, all of them women. Over the past few weeks, these books and these ladies kept me happy and intrigued night after night.<p>The first book is <i>The Empress of Art: Catherine the</i> …

Books

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

My Favorite Books of 2016

Never before have I felt so empowered to learn as I do today. When I was young, there were few options to learn on my own. My parents had a set of …

Books

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

Recipes

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling.<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalize violence and human suffering, but …

Five Family-Friendly Board Games That Aren't Monopoly

It’s days into your family vacation and you’ve run out of things to talk about. Your brother has hashed out all the hometown gossip, and you and your …

The drug industry’s triumph over the DEA

By Scott Higham<p>, Reporter<p>Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics …

Corruption

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These Scottish islands may hold the secret to happiness

Scotland's Outer Hebrides can be rainy, remote and cold – yet their inhabitants rank as the happiest people in the UK. What is their secret?<p>It was nearing midnight and the sky still remained light. The only hint of sunset visible from the kitchen window was a pink smudge above the Minch, the …

Scotland

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

Blue Ridge Parkway<p>Billed as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the spectacular 469-mile drive joins Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Great Smoky …

10 Podcasts That Will Make Your Holiday Travel Less Dreadful

Queue up these shows before your trip.<p>Long flights, late trains, bumper-to-bumper traffic<b>—</b>traveling during the holidays is enough to turn you into a …

10 Beach Towns That Offer So Much More for Families

These family vacation spots offer more than sand and water. Each has a little something extra that will have you going back again and again.<p><i>Sanibel Island, Florida</i><p>Your pint-size seashell collector will go out of her mind on any of the beaches in this town. “Hundreds of thousands of seashells arrive …

8 Great Things to Do in Daytona Beach • McCool Travel

While visions of NASCAR dance in your head, I must tell you there are tons of things to do in Daytona Beach all year round. During my early October …

8 Great Things to Do in Amelia Island Florida

Eight different nations ruled the 13 mile long barrier island in northeast Florida called Amelia Island. Being the only place in the USA claiming …

Florida

I just took my family to Disney World for the first time — here's why staying in a Disney hotel was the best choice I made

I recently took my family to Disney World.<p>I am not a Disney fanatic, and to be honest, I was kind of dreading the trip — I thought it would be overwhelming, crowded, expensive, and overrated. I was wrong. So wrong.<p>My family had an amazing time at Disney World. And a huge part of the reason is …

Walt Disney Company

Joshua Tree National Park: The Best of Family Hiking and Camping

America’s 59 national parks are breathtakingly beautiful and incredibly diverse, encompassing wild seashores, towering mountains, dark rainforests, …

National Parks