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Seniors Join Protests for Racial Injustice

Remembering the past to inform the future.

Long before there was a Black Lives Matter movement and smart phones that captured police brutality on video, and long before throngs of people filled streets around the world to protest racial injustice, there were smaller crowds of pioneers fighting to tear down barriers imposed by Jim Crow laws.

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Black Interior Designers on Industry’s Lack of Inclusion and Diversity

Local tastemakers speak honestly about racial barriers within the profession.

As recent racial injustice protests have brought issues of diversity and inclusion to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness, local interior designers of color are voicing concerns about equity and underrepresentation within the industry.

Helping Children Develop Healthy Friendships

Positive relationships with peers offer happiness and security.

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Thanksgiving Decor in the Era of Covid-19

Creating dining elegance at a distance

Naomi Patterson’s Thanksgiving table is usually set with linen dinner napkins, cleaned and starched, and her wedding china, ecru with a platinum border.

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Comfy Kitchen Amid COVID-19

A gloomy, dark space gets a light and bright update.

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Designs to Welcome Spring

Textiles and florals usher in a new season

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Skincare after 55

Adjusting the regimen for senior skin as one ages.

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HomeLifeStyle: McLean Home

Sunny, free-flowing home created by removing walls and adding windows.

After relocating to McLean from the West Coast and purchasing a home, the family knew that major changes were needed to accommodate their family, which includes two children.

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Organizing Boxes of Old Photos

The daunting project can be broken down into smaller tasks.

Stacks of boxes containing thousands of photographs line the walls of the basement in Alice Denson’s Fairfax home. For the past five years, the 73-year old mother and grandmother has promised herself and her family that she would begin the monumental task of sorting and organizing the photos.

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Ready to Turkey Trot

Seniors among those joining turkey trots on Thanksgiving

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Universities Measure Heat Disparities in Virginia

Marymount professor and student join ‘Heat Watch’ effort.

Enduring dangerously high temperatures, Marymount University student Bader Hakami and biology professor Susan Agolini spent a day working as community scientists.

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Home Library Design

Designers offer ideas for spaces with style and comfort.

Once thought of as space for academics to smoke cigars and sip whiskey, the era of covid-19 has transformed home libraries into now cozy places of refuge.

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PTSD: Recognizing and Healing

During PTSD Awareness Month, clinicians work to educate public on the disorder.

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Making the Leap from Public to Private School

Signs that a public school isn’t meeting your child’s needs.

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Exploring Art in Retirement

Seniors get a chance to pursue their passion.

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Surviving Christmas Day in Solitude

Ideas for coping with being alone on the holiday

While Christmas Day will be different and difficult for many this year, it will be especially difficult for seniors who live alone and will be in solitude because of COVID-19 risks.

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Local Designers Donate Talent for a Cause (Event Rescheduled)

A home in McLean gets a makeover to benefit cancer support community.

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Keeping Children Safe on Halloween

Safety advocates offer tips ranging from costumes to trick-or-treating.

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Last Chance to See the ASPIRE HOUSE in McLean

Design showhouse closes on Sunday, Sept. 13.

Designing a dream home can be likened to assembling a haute couture wardrobe.

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

Consistent brain fitness connected to improved memory, reasoning and processing.

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?