This College Park semi had water damage and potential; here’s how a family turned it into their home [photos, video] | Food + Living

Carmalena Stoltzfus and Raj Iyengar’s converted carriage house in downtown Lancaster had 16-foot-high ceilings, industrial design details and lots of light. It was Carmalena’s dream home. But it wasn’t the perfect space for a family with two young children and a Saint Bernard. So they sold the home. “I told […]

I’m a doctor at the front of the vaccine line. My family back home in Zimbabwe is at the end.

Reliable refrigeration is a luxury in Zimbabwe. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald. Vaccine Diaries is a series of dispatches exploring the rollout of COVID-19 immunizations.  I weep with relief when I hear Anthony Fauci announce that the COVID-19 vaccine is imminent for health care workers. As […]

At the end of an isolating year, even the weirdest parts of family gatherings feel missed

If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling online through potential gifts for moms, you’ve likely come across photos of personalized bakeware. You know the ones. In them, brightly colored casserole dishes and pie pans usually contain some sentimental phrase written across the side. It might read, “Homemade by Holly,” or “Debbie’s […]