| Nov 1, 2011
| 10:29 AM
When the Woman's Club of Westminster recently unveiled its 2011 holiday ornament, I pondered that this creative fundraising idea is just one more example of the ways the club has supported our community over the years.
For the past eight years, the...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:04 PM
I was sorting through my bookcase the other week and deciding which ones to keep or donate, and I came to a disquieting realization: Probably a good half of the books I loved growing up are now out of print. I had an eclectic library, ranging from...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:04 PM
Last week we discussed the hyper-competitive world of sports agentry and what qualities it takes to be successful.
It is critical to have a great heart and true compassion for the welfare of athletes.
It is critical to keep the concept of being a...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Oobleck has to be one of the oddest outgrowths of literature I've ever seen, but the green slime looks like a blast to make in the kitchen.
The Instructables website says Oobleck is "a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Possibly the longest-serving pastor in the metroplex, Gaylan Henry stepped down Sunday. He spent 55 years preaching at South Park Baptist in Fort Worth. He says he's stepping down for his health, and because he's had "too many birthdays."
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
With limited materials, a patriotic theme, and their own ingenuity, students at The Harbour School put together their ninth annual Fourth of July parade of paper floats Tuesday.
Working on a tight schedule, each class at the Owings Mills school for...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:09 AM
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Old Globe in San Diego will hold a special autism-friendly performance of its annual holiday production of "Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"
The performance at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15, which is geared toward individuals on the...
| Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Seuss' feuding Sneetches, some who "had bellies with stars" and "some with none upon thars," have nothing on pizza lovers, who divide fiercely into "squares" and "wedges" when it comes to slicing the pie. Now, a retired engineer thinks he has a way to...