Category: Lifestyle

Column: Creating a command center

By Sarah Nurmi “I’d like my family to be more organized this school year. Any advice on how to accomplish this?” A great way to achieve this is by creating a family command center....

Column: Who’s to blame?

Commentary by Amy L. Stewart Those of us who work with people in conflict are accustomed to encountering a lot of blame. As I’ve become more curious about that, I’ve noticed a lot of...

Column: ESCAPE from cluttered cabinets

Commentary by Sarah Nurmi “There is a set of cabinets in my kitchen that becomes a catch-all.  I don’t even know what’s in there half the time! Any ideas on how to keep this...

Column: Adjectives: When to hyphenate them

Question: I know sometimes adjectives need to be hyphenated before nouns, but there are plenty of times when I would expect a hyphen and don’t see one. Are there rules to help sort things...

Column: Mannequin or manikin?

I write all the time about French, German, Latin and Greek influences on the English language, but I believe this week’s column will mark a first for the Grammar Guy: A word of Dutch...