• Flower power: In 1922, Mother's Day founder Jarvis endorsed an open boycott against florists who raised the price of white carnations every May.Photo courtesy Mother's Day Shrine and Museum

    History

    The Woman Behind Mother's Day

    For Anna Jarvis, a holiday devoted to moms was not sentimental fluff but a practical exercise in patriotism.

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    The Real Rockwell

    A Fruitful Relationship

    How the Post empowered Norman Rockwell's creative growth and expression.

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    Norman Rockwell

    Rockwell Rising

    The Post's most beloved illustrator has long been admired as a skilled storyteller and an exquisite craftsman, but only in the past few decades has he come to be appreciated as the visionary artist that he truly was.

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  • News of the Week: Best Years, Branded Sketches, and Bars Made of Meat

    Post Week in Review

    News of the Week: Best Years, Branded Sketches, and Bars Made of Meat

    Bob Sassone wonders when America was at its greatest, who were the best commercial characters of all time, what’s with all the copper and ceramic pans, and why would anybody make a candy bar out of meat?

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    Contemporary Fiction

    Joe’s Coffee House

    An all-night coffee house, a trunk full of stolen guns, and a briefcase full of cash. But what’s really going on in Jack Bristow’s short story “Joe’s Coffee House”?

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Post Week in Review

News of the Week: Best Years, Branded Sketches, and Bars Made of Meat

Bob Sassone wonders when America was at its greatest, who were the best commercial characters of all time, what’s with all the copper and ceramic pans, and why would anybody make a candy bar out of meat?

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Editor's Choice

Neuschwanstein Castle

Bavaria for Lovers

Congrats to Margie Goldsmith for her recent award (Silver, North American Travel Journalists Association) for this stunning report on Germany's Romantic Road. ... More