Does Ben Franklin’s idea stand test of time?
It's spring, and while it's been so long I'm not quite sure what a young man's thoughts turn to, mine turn to my favorite bi-annual whipping boy: daylight saving time.
Of all the jobs I'm equal parts glad I don't have but someone else does, at or near the top of the list is food service industry worker.
Technology tries to make fitness add up
I've been walking for quite some time now. But up until recently, I didn't know it counted.
Visit to Nashville turns family into semi-stalkers
I spent the weekend stalking Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.
If nothing else works, just give 110 percent
After much thought and review of the general mood of the nation, nay, the world, I've made a careful decision about how I'm going to proceed. I'm going to turn it up to 11.
Why do kids want the same story over and over?
As I have said before, I'm not sure it's a talent that will get me anywhere (except, perhaps, a headline gig at the library story time), but I can still recite, by heart, "Where the Wild Things Are."
Who needs movies to put them on the edge of their seats?
When it comes to movies, the Lovely Mrs. Smith and I are prone to confirmation-hearing-like debates that end in about the same way current confirmation hearings are going: namely, I can fuss and fume and filibuster all day, but she's still going to get what she wants.
A shopping trip to pick up … wait, what?
I don't like to hunt for stuff.
Rain? Cold? Let’s call the whole thing off
A friend of mine who is normally pretty sane and stable (which doesn't explain our friendship, except that I lean heavily on the phrase "normally") called me up with a plan last week.
Change turns memories into cherished treasures
Periodically, on the way home from work, I'll drive by a place where a tree used to be.