TMN Contributing Writer Leslie Harpold was a pioneer in web design and online publishing. At the time of her death in 2006, she lived in Grosse Pointe, Mich., where she was working on a novel and “dreaming alternately of an über-urban or ultra-rural future, as she is not one to do things by halves.”
When 37 percent of adults say they’re so tired it interferes with their work, shouldn’t smart employers bring back rest time? Visiting a new professional napping center in the Empire State Building.
Musician Mike Drake on punchy girls in Paris, touring with Van Halen and the artificial hip, and trying not to sound candy-assed while paying tribute to Kris Kristofferson.
You’ve got less than two days to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Is the menu set? Do you have a cooking timetable ready? Uh oh. Sage advice for those whose stuffing isn’t quite ready for prime time.
Driving at least once from Connecticut to California should be required for all Americans, but how to survive the trip is less understood. Timeless advice for a tiring journey.
“Sincerely, Help?” Having trouble finding the right words to thank your Cousin Sal for that mango slicer? Should you even bother? Oh yes you should. How to write the perfect, honest thank-you note every time.
When it comes to rock shows, there are many guidelines to be followed, and some fans do so with a religious fervor. Hear the word of the rock gods and know the truth.
Apologizing for the mistakes you’ve made isn’t easy, unless you limit yourself to a paragraph. LESLIE HARPOLD keeps the sorries short and sweet, even when the regrets are long-lasting.
Christmas has its fans and foes, but the tanenbaum-crazed, decked in holiday sweaters, are a different story.
Life in New York is easier with money: someone’s ready to do your bidding, for the right price. But finding the right someone is difficult. The currency required in hiring a good mover, painter, or manicurist.