January 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Shutdown Can’t Stop Love’: D.C. Residents Barred From Marriage Licenses

D.C. residents can start calling us Marry-land! Because of the government shutdown, the D.C. Superior Court is closed, meaning D.C. residents cannot go to the Marriage Bureau to get a marriage license. Two days before their wedding, Danielle Geanacopoulos and Dan Pollock, a couple who met working on the Hill as Democratic staffers, went viral […]

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March 20, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Sooner or Later

They say that opposites attract and I guess my marriage is living proof of that. While we share the same fundamental values, our approach to everyday life is a serious study in contrast.  My neat husband tolerates my love of piles and I overlook his need for an organized plan when flying by the seat […]

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July 7, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Reflections on mortality, learning new things

Harry always had his camera close by. Snapping photos at special occasions and distributing prints to friends and family was one more activity that kept him busy and learning new things during his elderly years. Recently I found this photo of Harry in a file on his computer with a couple hundred others I’d never […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of Woman and young girl in kitchen with laptop and paperwork smiling

Montgomery County Ranks 19th Happiest Place in America

There’s a new study out that looks at happiness in counties across America, and Montgomery County ranks 19th in the 2016 study, which is out this month. When it comes to the happiest places, Loudoun County, Virginia and Fairfax County, Virginia are ranked number one and two, respectively. This is the second year in […]

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August 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tuesday Seminar to Explain Custody and Child Support Issues

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will present Part II: A Seminar on the Legal Process of Custody and Child Support in Montgomery County on Tuesday, August 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Suite 331. The seminar is entitled, “When a Marriage Ends: Financial, Property and Practical […]

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September 13, 2013 | Zev Halpern

Recharge Your Marriage Show is Here!

Finally a real show to boost your ability to cope and enjoy your marriage. The Recharge your Marriage show has two episodes that can be seen on You can participate by telling us about your feelings about marriage and you can do it anonymously by recording. I would be happy to meet with you […]

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