| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The last time people I knew had a home dehydrator was the same time that a vegetarian dinner meant brown rice topped with enough cheese to wipe out Wisconsin. But my head was spinning after my latest canning and preserving class, and guess what I want for...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Last Man Standing Vanessa (Nancy...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:16 PM
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, particularly here in South Florida. It’s when zealots use their religion as a bludgeon to assert their primacy over others, and when the voluntarily offended derive a sense of dignity from taking...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We are now officially in danger of driving over everyone's own personal "fiscal cliff" as we approach our December holidays.
Although I just used the "h-word," let me note that I keep Christmas in my heart (and St. Patrick's Day in my desk drawer) all...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's July, Funny Money fans, and you know what that means!
No, not, "Put away the Christmas decorations" -- we're not that far behind on chores at the Funny Money household. Still, my boy, Funny Money Jr., or as I call him, "Li'l Money" ('cuz that's...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Valuable advice has been offered since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, the Boston bombings — since all horrific incidents of this kind throughout our nation. Gun control, better mental health screening and treatment,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:43 PM
There are certain newspaper traditions I love and one of them is drawing
editorial cartoons during the Christmas season. There's an abundance of
metaphors to use even when the news is bad, and that's almost all the time
in Editorial Cartoonland.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:40 AM
There's a new chorus group in town and it's the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus which will mark their debut with "Believe," a holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Ave.
J.D. Bauer is artistic...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
| Dec 8, 2012
As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....
| Nov 28, 2012
We like a good baking-cookies-with-grandma story as much as the next guy. But it was a breakup story that won our hearts this holiday season.
Victoria Weisenberg, of Northbrook, wrote us with a tale of wooing "a very special man" with a Hanukkah gift...