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A hat, scarf and gloves all all must-haves for a day of skating. (Photo: birdettemurray_color/Instagram)

On Ice

Preparing for a Day on the Ice Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series. Part 1, which appeared last Monday, focused on getting started in skating. Last week we covered the basics for comfortably wearing your skates and caring for them. Clothing selection is
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Even holiday parties don't have to knock you off your healthy diet. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Holiday Food Trap

Maintain, Don’t Gain This Holiday Season Typically around the holiday season people become busier and find they have less free time. As a result, many good habits that have been gained over the year go by the wayside. Healthy habits get omitted from the routine. In
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Although blizzards like 2010's Snowmageddon aren't common in the DMV, it is still good to be prepared. (Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid/Wikimedia)

Plan Ahead

Be Prepared for All Types of Emergencies Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have left many outside their paths thinking about how they might prepare for a weather emergency. The DMV may not be located in tornado alley or the eye of most hurricanes, but its four seasons serve up plenty of
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