The health benefits — both mental and physical — of friendships are myriad. But as we get older it becomes increasingly difficult to forge lasting bonds with new people. We consider the ways communication, emotions and our phase of life effect our relationships with friends.
The Washington region is responding to its second significant snowfall in less than a week. It’s a sequence of winter weather that’s pushing the public and public officials to the brink. We get updates from those coordinating the response — from clearing the roads to restoring power.
A view from WAMU (February 10, 2010) 1am – 4pm ET. Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and River Road, NW. WAMU 88.5 visible in background.
Time lapse, 1 frame/minute. Taken with Nikon P5100.
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