If you haven’t much else to do and Google “how to grow a beard,” you will almost immediately find links to “3 Ways to Grow a Beard” and “17 Ways to Grow and Keep Facial Hair.” Not to mention “22 Steps to Growing a Beard (with pictures).”
At 7:30 a.m. precisely, my daughter Nora and I began The Great Saunter, the 32-mile circumnavigation of the island of Manhattan. Why did we do it? Well, of course — because it was there.
Reenactor Philip Brown is on the road now for “A Soldier’s Walk Home,” following the walk that Washington Duke took at the end of the Civil War, headed home to then-Orange County. Duke walked from New Bern to Durham, and Brown, dressed like Duke would have been, has taken to the road for a 160-mile trek on foot.
Q. I am concerned about the Actos I take to control my blood sugar. I’ve seen lawyers’ ads on TV and in the newspapers advising that this drug could cause cancer. At first, I thought the ads were just a money-grubbing tactic.
Please stop texting. Thank you, and let me now be among the first to congratulate you for the tremendous accomplishment of completing your college education and for the even greater accomplishment of not staring at your phone while I offer your commencement address.
One of the things I like most about my mom is that she’s funny. We laugh together. The ability to be silly is a key part of parenthood, I think, because it makes life better. We sing in the car. We dance in the living room. I do these things with her, I do these things alone, and I do these things with my own child.
You have occasionally gotten questions about Viagra being expensive. Some men would like a different treatment for erectile dysfunction.
In 1974, after four months of watering, 13 pounds of compost and regularly scheduled pitiful pleading, I began my vegetable gardening career by growing the smallest recorded radish in the western hemisphere.
I think a friend summed it up best, describing the experience our kids had at the Durham Bulls game about a week ago: “The kids got game baseballs and bubblegum from the players, they ate a ton of food, the Bulls won, and there were fireworks. What else could you want in a game?”
My final preparations for The Great Saunter, my epic 32-mile walk around Manhattan island, which I agreed to do because I actually thought I was agreeing to The Great Flaunter, an event in which I could flaunt my knowledge of old Alfred Hitchcock movies:
The confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general of the United States is a historic one for the fact of her being the first African-American woman AG, but it’s also historic because she grew up here in Durham. Born in Greensboro, she moved here as a kid.
The confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general of the United States is a historic one for the fact of her being the first African-American woman AG, but it’s also historic because she grew up here in Durham.
Q. You blew it in your answer to a person who lost insurance and went off Cymbalta. You suggested ways to manage depression without medication. Would you suggest someone “manage” diabetes without medication?
After close consultation with my family, my advisers and the magic eight-ball, I have decided to place my hat in the ring for the presidency of the United States.
The memory of Antonio Dixon has a chance to live on beyond his family, friends and neighborhood kids. His mom is working to build a scholarship in his name for students at Durham Technical Community College.