Monthly Archives: December 2019

Two iconic structures in New York City offer two perspectives of the Native American story. The first is the National Museum of the American Indian, the Manhattan annex of the Smithsonian’s Washington, DC, museum by the same name. A recent New York exhibit displayed Native scientific innovations and contributions—some familiar, others not—from which society at […]

After Ashley Baker had her first baby, her clothing size was in flux—she was in the process of losing postpartum pounds. So when the 35-year-old clinical psychologist from Cumming, Georgia, wanted some new threads, she turned to clothing subscription services. Firms such as Rent the Runway Unlimited and Armoire allow members to rent designer and […]

“If I had never gotten cancer, would I ever have gotten Stella?” It’s the question that Marika Meeks asks near the beginning of her book, Incredibull Stella: How the Love of a Pit Bull Rescued a Family (Citadel/Kensington, coauthored with Elizabeth Ridley). This question goes to the heart of Meeks’ story, that of a busy […]