8 foolproof ways to keep your succulents alive

Are you one of those people who hangs his head in shame whenever we tout succulents as the easiest plants to grow? You’re not alone, trust me. Succulents, plants adapted to survive long periods with very little water, play by their own rule book. Here are some tips to help you keep your babies alive.

A literary festival runs through it

Forest fires, flyfishing, and family drama: Who could it be but Norman Maclean, the Big Sky bard? From July 10 through 14, a new festival called In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean takes over Seeley Lake, Montana, where Maclean and his father built a summer cabin in 1922.

How to make the best fried chicken ever

Some people are great at baking. Some make excellent cocktails. And Julia Lee is fantastic at making fried chicken.

President Roosevelt’s “Floating White House”: SF Bay’s top cruise?