Megan Pflugradt

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Gear Nostalgia: 10 Products to Take You Back

Airstream: Flying Cloud<p>Silver bullet Airstream trailer have been a part of the American road trip dream since 1939 when Wally Byam who had been building trailer for his friends, upgraded and moved production out of his backyard. The design has endured ever since, although the plumbing is much …

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Embroidered Coin Purse | Skip To My Lou

<b>Embroidered Coin Purse</b> | <i>Skip To My Lou</i><p>I know some people think coin purses are naff but I think they’re sweet and incredibly handy. Mainly because I have a terrible habit of chucking my coins straight into my handbag and then having to scrabble around to find them. A coin purse is a much better solution! Though I think I would have to sew onto mine ‘don’t spend me’.

The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

What I Learned About Polyamory From a Perfect Stranger

Until last week, I had never heard of the term "polyamorous", let alone that such a relationship existed. That all changed when I met "Rachel" from …

The Merry Mom's Holiday Survival Guide

Other parents may drop like overworked elves from the stress, but not you! Try these ideas to enjoy Baby's first holiday.<p>For my twins' first Christmas, I was determined to be a cool mom. I wrapped a few toys to put under the tree. I kept the ornaments simple. I didn't offer to host a big family …

Top 10 Ways to Customize Your Desktop

You spend a lot of waking hours at your computer, so why not make it a little prettier (and more productive)? Here are 10 ways to customize every …

Top 10

The Speediest Skillet Recipes on the Planet

Andy Kaufman May Still Be Alive ... Or Not

Andy Kaufman, who, depending on your comedic tastes, was either a comic genius or a crazy person, died in 1984.<p>But then again, maybe he didn’t.<p>Part …

Jake Tapper

Throwback Thursday: 1930s Baby Names

The 1930s didn't go down in history as a stellar decade—what with the Great Depression and Hitler bringing everybody down. But can some cool names be salvaged from this decade? The chart toppers of the 1930s were Robert and Mary—not exactly out-there names even today. But could there be some …

Photography for Scrapbookers | Basic Photo Editing Skills

Agus Younet is guest posting at A Nest for All Seasons with a tutorial on basic photo editing skills. She will teach you how to adjust levels. …

Los Angeles Times’ images of President Kennedy [updated]

John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas.<p>Starting in the 1950s, Kennedy, a Democrat from Massachusetts, often visited Los Angeles. His sister Patricia was married to actor Peter Lawford.<p>Two of the Los Angeles Times’ most popular JFK …

Thanksgiving Sides So Easy, Your Kids Can Make Them

From smashed potatoes to a vibrant, healthy slaw, 7 dishes your kids can help make for Thanksgiving.<p>On Thanksgiving, it's not ALL about the turkey. Yeah, your feathered friend is kind of a big deal, but there are some other important things you should not forget: Your kids and your sides.<p>Well, you …

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Who's afraid of the American gray wolf?

There is no wild animal in America today more revered and reviled than the gray wolf. In Yellowstone National Park, wolf watchers line up along the Lamar Valley like paparazzi stalking pop stars. Meanwhile, in Catron County, New Mexico, schools build cages around bus stops, and a doctor sends a …

The dark side of diamonds | Latin America

<b>No subject is off limits - Redi Tlhabi talks frankly to inspiring and intriguing personalities from across the world.</b><p>"A diamond is forever," claims the marketing - and yes, this precious stone has come to signify eternal, sparkling romance.<p>But diamonds also have a dark side - as a commodity that …

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San Francisco Turns Into Gotham To Make A 5-Year-Old's Dream Come True And It's The Most Heartwarming Thing You'll See All Year

Last week, we wrote about the Make-A-Wish foundation giving 5-year-old Miles, who is battling Leukemia, the chance to fight crime as his favorite superhero. Friday, Nov. 15, San Francisco was transformed into Batman's hometown of Gotham where Miles has been taking down some of the Bat's biggest …

On The Timeless Appeal Of 'Calvin & Hobbes'

Bill Watterson brought an end to <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> in 1995, after just 10 years of writing and drawing the comic strip. But to his many devoted fans, that shockheaded boy and his tiger are as important today as they were when they first appeared in daily papers all around the country.<p>Filmmaker Joel …

The Day SF Became Gotham City: How a Metropolis Is Making a 5-Year-Old's Wish Come True

On Friday, November 15, San Francisco became Gotham. The city did not do this for Comic-Con, nor to film a new movie. The city did this to fulfill …

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How JFK Fathered The Modern Presidential Campaign

When John F. Kennedy began his run for the White House more than 50 years ago, there was plenty of excitement and anticipation. He was energetic, handsome and from a famous Boston political family.<p>But his candidacy was far from a sure bet. At the time, few would have predicted the lasting impact …

Pennsylvania newspaper retracts 1863 criticism of Gettysburg Address

As celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address begin around the US, a Pennsylvania newspaper has issued a retraction of its predecessor's criticism of Abraham Lincoln's speech.<p>Lincoln delivered the short address (of either 268 or 270 words, depending on which contemporary …