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Easter Eggs

Recalling the joys and perils of the hunt — back when it really was a hunt.... More

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Planning Your Leap Day

To find out how to make this leap day more than just another Monday, we found inspiration from Post humorist Parke Cummings, who laid out... More

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Presidents’ Day

What started as a memorial to George Washington and Abe Lincoln is now a tribute to all presidents.... More

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Grandpa Wars

You have to expect the fierce rivalry over a tot's affections to heat up at Christmastime.... More

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Jar Roses

Two women on a treacherous rose heist cheat the seasons and emerge with victoriously green thumbs, and probably a giggle for anyone following along.... More

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The Camporee

A Boy Scout troop from a rural mountain community is invited to a Camporee, where their "hicks from the sticks" reputation precedes them.... More

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The Making of an Athlete

When a woman rushes into the sporting life her new husband loves, she realizes the importance of taking things slow.... More

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Maypole Memories

Once upon a time, it was the centerpiece of May Day, a holiday sadly no longer recognized ... More

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Gimme a Break!

Humorist Philip Gulley covers the disturbing evolution of what used to be a simple spring holiday.... More

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It’s My Birthday!

If you've no idea what to get humorist Philip Gulley for his upcoming birthday, don't panic. We've published his wish list in the Post.... More

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It’s Just So Much Tommy Rot

Not all Toms are peepers. Not all Thomases doubt. The name Tom finds no protection. Even William Shakespeare fearlessly mocked it.... More

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