Posts by Katherine Ashenburg

Katherine Ashenburg wrote The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History. She won a National Magazine Award for her 2011 Walrus article on aging, “The Long Goodbye.”

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Time for Bed

Your kids aren’t sleeping enough—and neither are you

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Her Way

Alberta premier Alison Redford doesn’t care if you call her a closet Liberal or a Red Tory. She just wants to get things done

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Critical Mass

Writer Terry Poulton found the secret to a happy, healthy life in her plus-sized body. Will the “obesity epidemic” finally force the rest of us to confront our fear of fat?

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The Long Goodbye

When the end of life comes later in life, the consequences are often unexpected—and often painful

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