<![CDATA[Living Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:44 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:44 EST Living Columns & Blogs 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Rev. Billy Graham came to Raleigh in 1973. Here are memories of that crusade. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article10279958.html#storylink=rss From Wilmington and Shelby and Raleigh and Garner they came, decked out in their Sunday best to hear the Gospel as told by the son of a dairy farmer.

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Hospital closing stirs memories and leaves a void in a town that’s already struggling http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article198338509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 04 Feb 2018 09:21:33 EST

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This architect knew the history of Raleigh’s modern design like the back of his hand. He was its greatest cheerleader. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article197879789.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:04:54 EST

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Trump’s burst of bad language shows good manners have undergone a dramatic revision today http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article197686259.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST

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Anyone can become president, even someone without experience http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article196455074.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EST

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That snowfall is pretty, like a facelift from Mother Nature http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article195247799.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:00:00 EST

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January is a time to look ahead, reflect and fight off the cold-weather blahs http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article193410929.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:20:00 EST

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This News & Observer building is more than brick and mortar. Its people give it life. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article192213999.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:15:00 EST

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On Christmas Day years ago, she anxiously awaited her firstborn. This year, more joy awaits. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article191128774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:25:00 EST

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On this Christmas, the gift of home was what he needed http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article191198464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:23:48 EST

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His ‘gap year’ included nine jobs – and World War II http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article192057624.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

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The presidential lie dates back to a young George Washington http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article188745154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:55:26 EST

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What should the Raleigh logo look like? Let’s try rush hour traffic jams. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article186926198.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:33:04 EST

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After 36 years of marriage, the two kids they once were still exist http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article186524358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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Grass faces enough challenges. A neighbor’s squabble doesn’t need to be one of them. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article185901523.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:11:45 EST

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YouTube videos offer solace, and laughs, to those struggling with mental health issues http://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article184290238.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

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Advice for the president, and all of us: Think more and tweet less http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article184289893.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:52:16 EST

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Taking a knee goes beyond the stadium, not always effectively http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article182221976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 23:17:03 EDT

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Get a new dog when you’re ready, they said. And then the journey began. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article181570921.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:09:21 EDT

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Harvey Weinstein Hollywood scandal shows the dark side of powerful men http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article180079356.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 EDT

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North Carolina isn’t one of the country’s happiest states. But it should be. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article176524496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:54:20 EDT

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Stealing someone else’s heart could cost you http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article175134071.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:42:06 EDT

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Natural disasters bring out the best in us http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article173784721.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:30:00 EDT

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Hurricanes Hugo, Fran, Harvey and Irma. After the storms, help, and hope, is needed http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article173784946.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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'Crowns' post-show conversation with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article172591691.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:38:26 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article172591691.html Hurricane Harvey’s tragedy was a test for thousands, one where empathy was needed http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article172141097.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 11:00:00 EDT

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As a student, Silent Sam wasn’t on our minds. Now I wonder whether it should remain http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article170756877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:49:32 EDT

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If Hillary Clinton starts preaching, would her congregation be bipartisan? http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article169750567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:15:35 EDT

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Before there was a Raleigh, there was Isaac Hunter’s tavern. It was lost, now it’s found. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/wake-county/article167969837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:06:03 EDT

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Life is not lucrative for the panhandler at the Beltline offramp http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ac-snow/article167619697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:18:35 EDT

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