March 27, 2015 RSS feed / Commentary

Crazy for Crumbs

40–Something

The other night I got one of those late cravings for ice cream. I’d been a good boy all day. I’d conserved enough calories. I’d exercised. More...

Advice for My 20-Something Self

I’m just saying...

The other night, after finding a gray hair in my eyebrow, I was lamenting to my husband Marty about the aging process. He wasn’t at all supportive of my plaintive diatribe. “I’m getting sooo old, Marty,” I wailed. More...

Telethon for Appalachia

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

The African country of Chad has a convoluted history, like much of that continent. Imperialism by Europeans and Americans stirred the pot and kept things unsettled for centuries. Still does. More...