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YOUNGER COUPLES WEIGH IN ON HOW THEY HANDLE MONEY

Subscriber onlyDEAR READERS: On April 11, I printed a letter from "Wondering in Washington," a man asking why young men in general today have the attitude that "any money I earn is mine" in a marriage or live-in situation. He said when he married, he and his wife considered what they earned to be "theirs" -- not his or hers. When I asked my "younger readers" to chime in, I was inundated. Some excerpts: Continue reading...

DATING SCENE IS FRUSTRATING FOR STRONG YOUNG WOMAN

Subscriber onlyDEAR ABBY: I am a young woman hoping to find "The One." But I have come to realize that I'm not the normal female. I don't get manicures or go shopping. (I hate shopping!) When I meet a guy, he likes that I'm "me," but if we get serious, then I'm either "too independent," "too outspoken" or "not girly enough." Continue reading...

Robert Francis 'Bob' Koehler: Taking life by the reins

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- A young Bob Koehler peered through the wood slat fence that stood taller than he was. Continue reading...

Barbara Ann Hendricks Englund

From Stephens to Paris, ‘retired’ opera star Barbara Hendricks has performed on and off the stage and worked for human rights as a U.N. good will ambassador.

Subscriber onlyTwo years after Barbara Hendricks was born there, the population of the southwest Arkansas town of Stephens peaked at 1,283. Continue reading...

Fans help trio toast their baby

Subscriber onlyTwo crowds have assembled this Wednesday, this clear summer evening, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of downtown Little Rock's Movies in the Park series. Continue reading...

Divas Dressing Darlings make giving fashionable

Subscriber onlyMeredith Corning, director of events and public relations for Compassion Fashion Events & Design, decided to to do something a little more than collect handmade dresses for African girls in need, incorporate them into other fashion shows she produces, and then ship them off. Continue reading...

Junior League grows

Mixer offers recruits sustenance, pep talk before their service begins

Subscriber onlyThe Junior League experience is what you make it, organizers of Tuesday's new member party and active members would have told each prospect, given the chance. But the Little Rock civic group's party started at 6:30 and wrapped before 8. Continue reading...

Humidity-hampered guest needs to decline truthfully

DEAR ABBY: I am, once again, faced with my annual dilemma. I cannot tolerate heat and humidity. I become short of breath, my heart pounds and I perspire profusely. I recover immediately if I go into an air-conditioned area. I have discussed this with doctors. They attribute it to my "thermostat" and the fact that I am a very fair-skinned redhead. My mother had the same problem. Continue reading...

Inert Model A in yard took couple a long way

Subscriber onlyDorothy Wortman and Harlan Moring were two of only nine students in their third-grade class at McClung School in Jefferson County, but they weren't well-acquainted by the time Dorothy moved away. "I was too shy to talk to the teacher, let alone to him," Dorothy says, referring to Harlan. Continue reading...

Homecoming

Actresses return to their roots to aid documentary film festival

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock-born actress Joey Lauren Adams and Mammoth Spring-born actress Tess Harper haven't forgotten their roots. Continue reading...

Taekwondo Association serves many, many masters

Subscriber onlyThe American Taekwondo Association introduced nearly 40 new masters, senior masters and chief masters during its Year of the Blue Horse Songahm Masters Induction Dinner, held July 11 in the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center. Continue reading...

Easter Seals' Moone-Jochums is set to rise in Sunshine State

Subscriber onlySharon Moone-Jochums has felt the call to move to Sarasota, Fla., to be with family. So as of June 30, the chief executive officer of Easter Seals of Arkansas is retired from her job, and in the process of exchanging the Natural State for the Sunshine State. Continue reading...

Pick what instills confidence in dressing for job interview

Subscriber onlyQ. I recently had three interviews for the same job. While I did not get the job, I did have three good interviews, each beginning with the vice president of human resources. It seemed important to wear something different each time, and that wasn't easy. I have two very good suits that I look good in, and a few nice blazers (the basic of my industry, if one dresses up at all). Was it acceptable to go with a blazer for the third interview, or was I better served returning to the first suit? Continue reading...

Clothes-shoppers must adjust in shift to S-M-L 'alpha sizing'

Subscriber onlyFashion loves buzzwords. The latest ones: alpha sizing. Continue reading...

Grooms like to plan weddings, too

Subscriber onlyGroom-to-be Conor Healy has what he calls an "expansive" definition of something blue. Continue reading...

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