Ken Pollitz: My most memorable May Day

Ken Pollitz: My most memorable May Day

To some it is best known as a thrice-repeated life-threatening emergency distress signal. To others, the expression is of a springtime festival celebr...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: Drifting in and out of sleep — mostly out

Lori Borgman: Drifting in and out of sleep — mostly out

Insomnia is one of the gifts that nature frequently bestows on women 50 and older. Unfortunately, it’s a gift you can’t return.Sometimes, ...

April 26th, 2018 |  


George Will: Sadly, a message holds true: Beware the beginnings

George Will: Sadly, a message holds true: Beware the beginnings

WASHINGTON — As the museum of human nature, aka the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, marks its 25th anniversary, it continues to receive...

April 25th, 2018 |  



Jerry Zezima: Isn’t it romantic?

Jerry Zezima: Isn’t it romantic?

When you’ve been married for 40 years, as my wife, Sue, and I have been, you want to celebrate your anniversary in a big way, by doing something...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Eric Zorn: Ending credit card signatures is a whale of a good idea

Eric Zorn: Ending credit card signatures is a whale of a good idea

So long, Shamu. For more than a decade I’ve been signing the name of the world’s most famous killer whale on credit card receipts and sign...

April 24th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Paranormal moments for one who’s never been normal

John Grindrod: Paranormal moments for one who’s never been normal

I’ll be first in line when it comes to admitting my behaviors have never been what most would call normal. The list of my idiosyncrasies would f...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Michael Reagan: The Sad State of My California

Michael Reagan: The Sad State of My California

You don’t want to live in my state.Sure, it’s beautiful. The weather is great.And most people who live here are nice, good, successful, ta...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


George Will: True story made for the movies

George Will: True story made for the movies

WASHINGTON — Coming soon to a cinema near you — you can make this happen; read on — is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuri...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Becca Peckinpaugh: Get the facts on sexual violence

Becca Peckinpaugh: Get the facts on sexual violence

“Silence doesn’t mean that a person quits. It simply means that one doesn’t want to argue with people who just don’t understan...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Jim Krumel: Getting a refresher course in magnu-matics

Jim Krumel: Getting a refresher course in magnu-matics

No one ever said this job gets boring. Some days you think you’re working in little Chicago, other days it’s Mayberry. It’s always i...

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