Jim Shea | TooShea
September 16, 2014 1:25 PM EDT
As you get older your interest in medical studies tends to increase.
September 13, 2014 2:27 PM EDT
Many legal twists arose in the long-running lawsuit by death row inmates who claimed Connecticut's death penalty is racially biased, but maybe the biggest twist was financial: After the five inmates lost the case, their expert witness billed the state for $3.5 million, for six years of services.
September 13, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
After you take the Department of Motor Vehicles written driving test your first thought is:
September 10, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
It is a Monday morning and if that isn't bad enough it is a Monday morning and my first day back to work after vacation.
August 30, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Every year at about this time I end up writing about the Beloit College Mindset List.
August 29, 2014 4:05 PM EDT
Keep the mute button ready
Good morning, hope you are having a nice Labor Day Weekend.
August 26, 2014 11:17 AM EDT
Neurons, Not Bladders, May Be The Culprit
Sleep patterns change as you age.
August 22, 2014 4:01 PM EDT
Shuns party member, endorses GOP's Tom Foley
OK, so you would think that a guiding principle of a political organization calling itself the Independent Party would be to act, you know, independently.
August 22, 2014 1:41 PM EDT
Talk About A Fish Out Of The Seafood Section
Last week I wrote about the six people you are destined to meet in the supermarket checkout line. A few women complained that all of those mentioned were women. I make no apologies for this. The vast majority of supermarket shoppers are women. I mean, if the Manolo Blahnik fits …
August 20, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Sometimes it makes focusing a problem
One of retirement's challenges is to find things to fill all your hard-earned free time.
August 17, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Candidate Slates set, Now The Fun Begins
Ten takeaways from last week's primaries:
August 16, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
People you are destined to encounter
People you are destined to encounter in the supermarket checkout line:
August 13, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
The matter of retesting older drivers is one again being floated, and I for one want to go on the record as being all for it.
August 9, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
There's this new movement afoot in which you try to go for 21 days without complaining.
August 8, 2014 3:26 PM EDT
Name changes and clothing options offered
One of the things all of the candidates running for all of the offices have in common is they are just like all of us.
August 6, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Could failing eyesight be a factor
Remember that old line, I can't wait for tomorrow because I get better looking every day?
August 2, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Sometimes second thoughts over what you throw out
Our office was moved from the third floor to the first floor last week.
August 1, 2014 2:03 PM EDT
An insider's look at how the paper decided to call for the legalization of marijuana
Weak News Note : Last Sunday, in a full page editorial, the New York Times called for the national legalization of marijuana. Here is a transcript of the meeting at which Times' editorial board and opinion writers decided to take this position.
July 30, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Responding to last week's column on walkers, a reader writes asking for advice about an issue he has with dog walkers.
July 25, 2014 1:52 PM EDT
Gun group calls Foley "pro gun candidate."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appeared at a fundraiser with endorsed Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley last week.
July 25, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Survival can be very complicated
I have been home alone and on my own for nine days now.
July 23, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Some walk, some talk, some will run you over
Running is better for you than walking, but walking is better for you than sitting in a recliner and watching television, no matter how many times you pop up and sprint to the refrigerator during commercials.
July 20, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Airwaves unsafe at any speed
We are on the brink of the fall election season, which means soon you will not be able to turn on the television without encountering an unrelenting stream of campaign ads.
July 19, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
No interest in jumping off stuff, riding a yak
I have been working on my bucket list.
July 16, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Losing it or have they lost it?
So I'm complaining about traffic recently to a colleague, who after nodding all too knowingly then proceeds to make these points about older male baby boomers: