Photos courtesy of Neechie Greer, Certified Health & Fitness Specialist, for Local Living Misfits col on 12/18.

Training with trainers

Think they push you hard? You should see what they do to themselves.


    NAPA, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Margaret Keane has her photo taken at her home in Napa, Calif., Monday November 10th 2014. Keane is an artist who is the subject of a Tim Burton movie coming out in December. (Photo by Randi Lynn Beach For The Washington Post)

    ‘Big Eyes’ artist Margaret Keane gets her Hollywood break

    Margaret Keane’s inspiring story comes to the big screen, with Amy Adams playing her


    SILVER SPRING, MD -- SEPTEMBER 12: Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapies and former CEO of SiriusXM, is the highest paid CEO in the country. Rothblatt founded UT after her daughter was diagnosed with a rare lung disease. She is also transgender and married to the same woman for 32 years…. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post) MAGAZINE

    A Washington lawyer unlike any you’ve ever met

    She founded SiriusXM, a religion and a biotech to save her daughter. Now she’s the top-paid female exec.


    WASHINGTON, DC- DECEMBER 10, 2014:  Wine for Dec. 24    (Photo by Deb Lindsey for the Washington Post).

    5 wines for the holidays and beyond

    This week’s selections come from France and California, and range in price from $15 to $30.


    SLUG: FD-COOKIES09 DATE: 11-18-2009 NEG#: 210780 PHOTOG: Jonathan Ernst/FTWP LOCATION: Studio  CAPTION: Hazelnut-Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cookies for the 2009 holiday cookie feature.  Freelance Photo imported to Merlin on  Mon Nov 23 06:49:01 2009

    Enjoy holiday treats without guilt

    Eating cookies is a way to take in the holiday spirit. Strike a healthful balance so you can enjoy them.


    WASHINGTON, DC- DECEMBER 11:  Kelly Mullen, age 5 is the winner of the Annual KidsPost wrapping paper contest. Photographed in Washington, D.C. on December 11, 2014.    (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

    Pint-size painter is this year’s gift wrap contest winner

    Five-year-old Kelly Mullen’s nature-themed design reminded judges of a winter garden.


    Carolyn Hax: Given past, wife must decide on future

    Her husband insists that text messages with a co-worker are benign, but he has a history of lying.


    DHARAMSHALA, HIMACHAL PRADESH - DECEMBER, 01, 2014: High street in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala. Himachal Pradesh, India. (Photo by Poulomi Basu/VII Mentor/For The Washington Post)

    Exiled group’s culture thrives in Dalai Lama’s town

    Free your mind in yoga classes, Buddhist teachings and hikes to Hindu temples.

    Travel coverage

    Home & Garden

    Using chard in lasagna instead of noodles.

    Move over kale, chard is the new glamour crop

    Easy to grow and nutritious, this leafy green might be the next big thing.


    American glamour, from Halston to the Kardashians

    It’s an ineffable, impossible to define magic, but three new fashion tomes make an attempt.


    Rolando Sarraff stands at the entrance of his home in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. A former intelligence official in the United States Thursday publically identified Rolando's son as the unnamed spy traded for three Cuban intelligence agents jailed in the United States, one who U.S. President Barrack Obama hailed as Washington’s most valuable assets. But neither Cuban nor American officials have confirmed that Sarraff was spirited off the island and his parents have not heard from their son since he supposedly was freed. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

    Father of Cuban spy hasn’t heard from son

    The father of a U.S. spy freed by Cuba after nearly 20 years of imprisonment told the Associated Press on Thursday that he is worried about his son’s whereabouts.