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Veri Peri Named 2020 Color of the Year

Described blue with red-violet undertones, the hue is expected to be on trend this year.

Colors

Making Decision During COVID

Even small decisions can cause anxiety, stress.

Covid Stress

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Encore Creativity Resumes In-Person Song

Those over 55 with a passion for music can now practice and perform in person, with precautions.

Singing

Inspiration for Holiday Décor

Ideas for understated designs in non-traditional colors

Decorating

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

Thoughtful and original presents for educators

Gift for Teachers

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Inside the Home of an Interior Designer

Local tastemakers offer a glimpse of their personal style

Interior design

Helping Children Develop Healthy Friendships

Positive relationships with peers offer happiness and security.

Friends

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Get Your Flu Shot

Local health officials say it's important to get both flu and COVID vaccines, and CDC says they can be given at the same time.

As students return to in-person learning while social distancing and mask mandates are less in evidence, local health officials are urging residents to get a flu shot to prevent an uptick in the number flu and COVID-19 cases.

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Designing a Mountain Getaway

A minimalist design allows the landscape to take center stage.

If you drive about an hour and a half west of Arlington, through winding roads lined with trees that create a kaleidoscope of changing tree leaves, you’ll reach the village of Syria, Virginia and an idyllic vacation home curated by designers from The Nest Egg.

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Volunteering Can Give Seniors Purpose

Seniors and retirees can stay active and have a positive impact on the community.

Every Tuesday this summer, Esther Rosenberg has welcomed two elementary school-aged students into her Potomac, Md. home.

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