Meta

RSS

Ellen's RSS feed

Ellen Mccarthy

For Ellen Mccarthy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

If your baby needs a name, let the Internet decide

Nov 26, 2013

If your baby needs a name, let the Internet decide

There’s little doubt that Mei Xiang is a thoroughly modern mother, what with the fertility treatments and 24/7 video baby monitor and all. But if you need one more piece of evidence that the giant panda of the National Zoo in Washington is perfectly ...

Feds return to work dreading unread email trove

| Oct 19, 2013

Feds return to work dreading unread email trove

There were a few times in recent weeks when Sophia Casey found herself mindlessly walking toward her laptop, ready to scan for new work messages as she’s always done at nights and on weekends. Then she would see the computer — powered down, closed ...

Tips on how to survive the wedding season

May 14, 2013

Tips on how to survive the wedding season

It’s upon us, once again. You can hear it in the sound of the harp strings, the camera clicks, the echo of Corinthians — “Love is patient, love is kind.” You can hear it in the muffled screams of frenzied bridesmaids who are this ...