Opinion

Dear Abby | Health emergency reveals new questions about relationship

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dating “Karl” for five years. We live separately. I thought our relationship was pretty solid until a recent health scare.

This snow may be fake but it’s still chill

This movie set provides a scene as pretty as the real thing.

This snow may be fake but it’s still chill

This movie set provides a scene as pretty as the real thing.

Practice is more important than talent when developing skills

Frustration just shows us that we are challenging ourselves and strengthening our weaknesses.

Practice is more important than talent when developing skills

Frustration just shows us that we are challenging ourselves and strengthening our weaknesses.

It’s Christmas in South Jersey for early-bird Philly families. Plus more to do with kids this week.

Christmas anticipators can jump start the season in Hammonton and Mount Laurel. Also this week: a huge, streamed dance party, citizenship for scouts, and opportunities to be a planet protector.

It’s Christmas in South Jersey for early-bird Philly families. Plus more to do with kids this week.

Christmas anticipators can jump start the season in Hammonton and Mount Laurel. Also this week: a huge, streamed dance party, citizenship for scouts, and opportunities to be a planet protector.
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Providing a cushion

When I look at them, I remember what I was thinking when I was stitching, what was happening in my life, and even what was the country was going through.

Asha George-Guiser and Kim Guiser, still working together to improve the world

“There were not a lot of brown or black people in Fishtown, but that is where we started our lives,” Kim said.

Opinion

Dear Abby | Relationship on the rocks with man who won’t listen

DEAR ABBY: My man of three years and I are at a crossroads.

With virtual teaching the new normal, this Cleveland educator turned his shed into a classroom

“I wanted it to feel like a classroom. So when the kids log onto Zoom it can feel like a real class. It can feel normal, as much as possible."

Could there be a vote recount in Pennsylvania, and how would that work?

Recounts are carried out when there’s a close margin of victory between candidates, or when requested, but the laws vary by state. Here's how they work in Pennsylvania

Can Pennsylvania split up its 20 electoral votes?

“Can electoral votes be cast proportionally, reflecting the popular vote in each state?” one reader wrote in to Curious Philly. “Is this a federal decision, or do states decide?”

Opinion

Dear Abby | New retiree encourages others to find hobbies and save money

DEAR ABBY: I retired a year ago from a stressful job because I couldn’t take what it was doing to my health.

This giant, collaborative jigsaw puzzle helped occupy participants during the pandemic

“Having that puzzle to work on,” said Malka Benjamin, one of the project’s participants, “I think is the reason I got through the shutdown in the mental form I’m in.”

‘Who did I put in harm’s way without knowing it?’ South Jersey teacher is recovering from coronavirus

Debbie Wash, 55, was among the students, parents, teachers, and school leaders interviewed last summer by the Inquirer. She reflects on the conflict teachers faced as school resumed.

The Quaker view from Pennsylvania on how to wait patiently for election results

It’s worth remembering that the Keystone State began as a colony founded by William Penn as a refuge for his fellow members of the Religious Society of Friends, a group with a history of waiting.

To do this week: It’s been a stressful week. Here’s how to recover.

We have some great tips for how to relax, even though, with the election still undecided as of this writing, it’s still tense out there.

Things to do this week: Skate at Dilworth Park, GZA, Veteran's Day Parade, Día de los Muertos and more

Plus film festival, night tours of the Magic Gardens, and more

Less than a third of eligible Philly students have opted to return to school

“We think that in-person education for our children is extremely important, and we think we should do it, even if the risk isn’t zero,” Philadelphia Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said.

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