April 13, 2012 RSS feed / Commentary

A Titanic story Hollywood missed

More than 1,500 people lost their lives when that magnificent vessel struck an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912, and sank within hours. But 712 persons were rescued from the sinking of the luxury liner. More...

Crazy is as crazy does

The car ahead of me on Devine Street veered from lane to lane. I stopped a safe distance behind it at the light. The car did not move until just before the light turned red. More...

I have a new baby

I’m just saying...

I had a birthday last month, and my husband gave me an iPad.  At least I think it’s an iPad. I think an iPod is smaller.  I’m not all that technologically evolved. More...

Katniss fever can’t be cured with an Acme anvil

40–Something

I think the worst thing I ever read as a burgeoning teenager was Judy Blume’s Are you there God, It’s me Margaret. More...

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Mysteries of milk

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

The first time I realized there was more than one type of milk was midway through my first decade. I went to the kitchen to fix an evening snack, some sugary cereal advertised on Saturday morning TV westerns. More...