Sunday, August 20, 2017

Despite my repeated attempts to make them listen to reason, our otherwise excellent school district suffers one fatal flaw: They think that 10-year-olds belong in middle school.

If I could talk to the animals what I’d say is “Look, I don’t CARE if you never speak another word to me, but...

The initial impact of parenthood snuck up and smacked me upside the head. No one was as stunned as Mr. Wonderful and I as...

Paris Hilton needs a new best friend. Nicole Richie, former faithful sidekick, has gone and selfishly had a baby. So what’s a celebrity to...

My best friend is having a birthday this week. It’s a “milestone” birthday, which means I could have a lot of fun with this...

“I’m in a hurry to get things done, I rush and rush until life’s no fun.” — AlabamaClearly, there is one dire...

“Politics should not be merely a spectator sport.” — Lyndon JohnsonI did not set out to become an activist. It just sort of...

As you may have guessed, I’m pretty fond of the man I married. Crazy about him even. This does not, however, prevent me from...

In my teens and early 20s, there was but one truth that I held self-evident: I would never, ever be “small town.” From my earliest...

I have often said that the reason I enjoy being a “columnist,” rather than a “journalist” is that the former can use random numbers like a “jzillion dollars” without remorse, while the latter has to report with accuracy on dull-as-dishwater things like the Gross National Product and how much it costs to fill the pothole in front of your house. (Curiously, about a “jzillion dollars.”)
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