The dog days of winter are over for one notorious, now celebrity Arlington pooch and his owner, Ravi Pimplaskar. Rocky, a 7-year-old Australian cattle dog, had been lost for 36 days when Pimplaskar received a phone call informing him that his four-legged friend was sound asleep on an Annandale family’s […]
Even in instances where success is directly attributable to individual talent and creativity, it seems fate still has some role to play.
What I’m about to say may surprise you. You might be a cheater and not even know it.
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Katherine Edwards’ daughter may attribute her mother’s healthy longevity to a loyal intake of whole milk and peanuts, but Edwards chalks it up to her hardworking doctors, especially a heart specialist named Kathleen McGee.
Okay. Okay. I know this is not supposed to be a book review column. But every once in a while I come across a book that is so exceptional, so moving, I can’t keep it to myself.
The death last week of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007) had a bigger impact on me than I expected. Through his CDs, videotapes and telecasts, this man filled my home with his immense, golden voice more times than I could ever count, and now each replay evokes a sense of […]
For Vienna-based blues musician Cathy Ponton King, music runs in her blood. Growing up in an Irish-American household in Hyattsville, Md., singing was just part of the tradition. Her grandmother Margaret Coakley, who established the Irish American Club of Washington, would hold house parties where members would take turns singing […]
A weighty new study released last week suggested that if you can’t make your podgy friends purge, you might have to purge your podgy friends. Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that having a portly pal increased a person’s chances of […]
Cpl. Jonathan Winterbottom, a Class of 2003 graduate of Falls Church High School, was killed in Iraq May 23 when a roadside bomb exploded near the vehicle in which he was riding. Winterbottom was 21 years old.