Did they do the right thing?
Two years ago, Toby Carpenter tried to do what he thought was right. But now he wonders if he made a mistake, one that could force his family to leave the country.

'Swimming Naked' quick, refreshing
First books are a pleasure to read. They are so well-crafted, most likely from numerous rewrites and scrupulous editing. Swimming Naked by Cincinnati author Stacy Sims is a gem. It's funny, intense, sad, thought-provoking. I was hooked on the first page.
Best sellers: What's hot in the Midwest

Libraries will host discussions
Cincinnati continues reading and discussing books for On the Same Page, the project that asks the entire community to read and discuss the same book. This year's books are Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips and, for young readers, Hush by Jacqueline Woodson.

Home Style
Creative homeowners are spelling out their style with decorative lettering above fireplaces, circling archways, bordering ceilings.

Summer camp guide
Cincinnati's 2004 summer camp lineup offers children of all ages everything from learning a foreign language, to taking a trip back in history to the pioneer days or to the future of space exploration.

Disabled history discussion
Get to it! A guide to help make your day.
TV's best bets

Adultery claims dog Beckham
English soccer superstar David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, have taken legal advice over newspaper reports said a statement released Monday by the couple.
B.B. King statue coming to hometown
Officials in the Mississippi Delta town of Indianola, birthplace of B.B. King, want to erect a statue in the bluesman's honor.
Thurman glad 'Kill Bill' turned into a double date
Uma Thurman is glad Kill Bill turned out to be two installments. Vol. 1 of the action flick was released in October; Vol. 2 opens Friday.

The best coffeecake
Tell us which bakery makes your favorite coffeecake. Send to Coffeecake, the Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202 or cmartin@enquirer.com. Deadline: Monday, April 12.

What will happen to these friends?
After May 6, the cast of NBC's Friends will sip their last cup of Central Perk coffee and say farewell. What will happen to them? Tell us where you think each of the characters will be and what they'll be doing in 10 years.

Join one of our new reader panels
Wanted: Folks who like to talk about themselves and aren't afraid to share details of their lives, from what's bugging them to what kinds of activities they enjoy.

Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."

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Special section: Legacy of the Popes
Saturday, Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes opens at Cincinnati Museum Center with 350 works from the Holy See.

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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
Join this year's community reading project.