I do think it's gotten better.
Yes, there were some early sightings of Christmas decorations in the discount stores before the... Full Story
As the late, great Yankee Manager Casey Stengel used to say, "You could look it up!"
You could look it up,... Full Story
'The sand ran through the hourglass, each day more rapidly," as the great Al Stewart sang in his marvelous tribute... Full Story
Now that we've survived the election and survived the huge meals of Thanksgiving, it's time to look ahead to Christmas.
Every... Full Story
Since gratitude is the key to happiness, I believe in taking Thanksgiving literally by giving thanks in the column that... Full Story
Today we present the feature that always occupies this space on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. That is the Irritation Invitational.
This... Full Story
It is most likely that I have endured my last full-time job interview.
At 59, I love teaching English and journalism... Full Story
Three stories in the news caught my eye this week, and they are related.
First, the Oxford English Dictionary announced its... Full Story
Whew! Thanksgiving dinner ought to be interesting in some homes this year, huh?
I suppose it's possible to get a group... Full Story
When we say our morning prayers we should always include words of gratitude for Kaldi.
Kaldi was, according to legend,... Full Story
Emptying out the election season notebook; what a long, strange trip it's been:
The president was right; the sun came up... Full Story
What's Election Day without an Election Day quiz? See how well you know the history of past campaigns and outcomes.
The... Full Story
It occurs me that:
Whether you loved or loathed his politics, "The Torch Kept Lit," a collection of eulogies by the... Full Story
I write my Friday columns on Wednesday evening since I work at my school all day Thursday.
As I write,... Full Story
My longtime friend the late Don Moore was filled with homespun wisdom, and one of his sayings occurred to me... Full Story