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May 16, 2018

Q Is there anything new about healthy eating for people with diabetes? — G.H., Greenville

A Every January since 1989, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has published an update to the Standards of Care for people with diabetes based on the results of new studies. Sometimes the changes in…


May 16, 2018

Former state senate leader Marc Basnight’s restaurant near Manteo evokes two of my favorite things: politics and people coming together for good food.

Working on a follow-up to my book, “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries,” I am gathering material about local, family-owned…


May 16, 2018

Q My husband and I, 68 and 61, were thrilled to become grandparents two years ago. We are enjoying our first years of carefully planned retirement in our home on the East Coast.

The problem is our sons, who live in two of the most expensive real estate markets on the West Coast, are constantly…

Carolyn Hax

May 16, 2018

I won’t say this soup is authentic, but it did take inspiration from a Korean ramen-style bowl, while I improvised with ingredients already in my kitchen. It also nipped my craving for a healthy, spicy soup on a rainy day. You can see that there are no ramen noodles in the soup — I had…


May 13, 2018

I could make a case that no one has ever been more persistently argumentative than me.

Now I’m reaping what I’ve sowed, right there in the exact same weedy, thorny field known as Facebook. Yes, a troll is lurking, determined to exact a toll in the form of my agreement with his theories.…

Bob Garner

May 13, 2018

For three boys, Liz Liles is Mom. But there are 300 girls she calls daughters.

They are grade-schoolers and teens, shy and outgoing, rowdy and ladylike, broken and beautiful. To Liles, they are all Daughters of Worth.

That is the name of the nonprofit organization she founded in 2015, when this…


May 13, 2018

Q A message from my brother: “ ‘John,’ you have tried to call me a few times, wondering why I don’t answer. ... When you were sending those group messages to me and I politely asked you to stop, your comment was, ‘I like to include you, why does it matter?’ So I…

Carolyn Hax

May 13, 2018

Q My 4-year-old daughter, when I do something that upsets her, like reprimand her for something, begins to cry and tell me that I don’t love her anymore. (She’s actually very obedient and well-behaved, so the incidents in question are quite small.) When I’m finally able to calm…


May 13, 2018


Dear Short Answers: My husband is a huge Yankees fan, and before every game he prays for the Yankees to win. Not only do I think this is a waste of time, but it strikes me as sacrilegious. Does he really think that God is going to help a stupid baseball team win? Does the…

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May 12, 2018

But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad,

Walks o’er the dew of yon high eastward hill.

Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 1

Dew is something that has long captured the imagination of the poets: It is born from the air, appearing as magic pearls in the morning, often forming spectacular,…

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