Press Democrat Lifestyle RSS Feed http://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 http://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat http://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ 1980s ranch house taken back to the future ]]> Imagine if we were still wearing shoulder pads, acid-washed jeans, pegged pants and a mullets or big teased hair?You don’t need radiocarbon dating to know … ]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 18:47:57 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7001347-181/sebastopol-designer-updates-her-1980s http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7001347-181/sebastopol-designer-updates-her-1980s <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Lunch break walker held up by chatty co-workers ]]> Dear Abby: I have a step tracker. I am dedicated to getting in at least 10,000 steps every day, most of them walking around inside … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:07 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7005580-181/dear-abby-lunch-break-walker http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7005580-181/dear-abby-lunch-break-walker <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Perfume policy sends office into tizzy ]]> Dear Abby: My workplace, like many others, is “scent-free” because of the possibility that some employees might be chemically sensitive. We don’t know of anyone … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:06 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7033633-181/dear-abby-perfume-policy-sends http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7033633-181/dear-abby-perfume-policy-sends <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Sexuality bothers religious family ]]> Dear Abby: I’m a pansexual female and open about it with my friend and also my brother. The rest of my family is super Christian. … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034305-181/dear-abby-sexuality-bothers-religious http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034305-181/dear-abby-sexuality-bothers-religious <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Man infatuated with older neighbor ]]> Dear Abby: I’m 36, doing very well in business, single and deeply in love with a 58-year-old woman. She has been a neighbor since I … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034315-181/dear-abby-man-infatuated-with http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034315-181/dear-abby-man-infatuated-with <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Retiree’s husband not wild about traveling ]]> Dear Abby: I’ll be retiring next year. My husband is already retired. When I do, I want to travel in the U.S. and internationally. We … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034319-181/dear-abby-retirees-husband-not http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034319-181/dear-abby-retirees-husband-not <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: College grad anxious to get away from parents ]]> Dear Abby: I am 21 and about to graduate from college. I have lived at home these last four years partly because my dad didn’t … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034322-181/dear-abby-college-grad-anxious http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034322-181/dear-abby-college-grad-anxious <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Office gofer not sure how to tip restaurant workers ]]> Dear Abby: I work as a runner in a law firm, which means I do pickups, make deliveries and do any other out-of-office tasks the … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:05 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034348-181/dear-abby-office-gofer-not http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034348-181/dear-abby-office-gofer-not <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Woman struggles to stay close to her sister ]]> Dear Abby: A few years ago, my sister mailed me a long letter detailing her resentment for me and our lack of closeness. She said … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:04 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034351-181/dear-abby-woman-struggles-to http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/7034351-181/dear-abby-woman-struggles-to <![CDATA[ PD default story headline xy yxyxy yyxyxyxyxyx ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy … ]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:29:51 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/5732546-181/pd-default-story-headline-xy http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/5732546-181/pd-default-story-headline-xy <![CDATA[ Outdoors ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy xy … ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:42:40 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/1568987-181/outdoors http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/1568987-181/outdoors