Jeremy Hodder, Dixon Osburn

Jeremy Rowe Hodder and Charles Dixon Osburn were married March 1 at Nicholson Ranch Winery in Sonoma, Calif. Mark Leno, a former member of the California Senate, officiated. Mr. Hodder, 45, (left) is a designer in San Francisco. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received a master’s degree in sustainable design…

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Momo Is as Real as We’ve Made Her

Released in 2002, “The Ring” furnished us with a fresh and memorably horrifying rendition of the folkloric vengeful ghost. In that film, Samara, a demonic orphan drowned in a well by her tormented adoptive mother, rose from the dead, via VHS tape, to terrorize the living. The particulars of the story are less important than…

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Check In: Hotel Review: Hotel Joaquin, Laguna Beach, Calif.

Rates Room start at $239. The Basics Carved out from Orange County by cliffs that slope down to the sparkling Pacific, Laguna Beach is a wildly popular bolt-hole for all manner of Californians, from Tesla-entombed tech worthies vaping down the freeway from Los Angeles to burbling families in boxy Odysseys looking for relief from the…

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Quickly Bonding Over a Connection to Alzheimer’s

Molly Fogel and John Fisher III were married March 2 at the Smith, a restaurant in New York. Daniel Pedroza, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 38, is the director of education and social services for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America in New York.…

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Mini-Vows: She Wanted a Mate, He Needed a Mower

Diane Evelyn Brandon and Kenneth Dale Moody were married March 2 at Hidden Pines, an events space in Highland Village, Tex. Lisa Earle McLeod, a Universal Life minister and a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 58, is a media training coach for business executives in Dallas. She graduated from the University of North…

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The New 30-Something

It’s the financial riddle of the 30-something years. How does anyone, even those with a stable, upwardly mobile job, let alone a family, afford to live in places like New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco or Washington, D. C.? The answer: Many are bankrolled, to varying degrees, by their parents. Hold the…

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noted: ‘XX’? But I Hardly Know Her!

Valentine’s Day is over, but we’re still receiving an endless stream of kisses: passed along in emails and texts like months-old mints nestled at the bottom of our bags, doled out inconsequentially to our tax guys and the work colleagues we’ve never actually met. Symbolized by two lowercase X’s or a lone capital at the…

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Do You Need to Work to Recover From an Injury?

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Christie Aschwanden opens her new book, “Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science…

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Heads Up: In Aspen’s Shadow, Snowmass Builds an Identity of Its Own

As the largest of the four ski areas owned by Aspen Skiing Company, Snowmass has always been the crowd-pleaser in terms of terrain among the portfolio, which includes Aspen Mountain in the town of Aspen, 9 miles away, and, between them, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. But Snowmass lacked a central base village that was diverting…

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