| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:01 AM
If simple pleasures are, indeed, the best, then merry-go-rounds might be the best of the best at theme parks.
Although Orlando's parks are stocked with high-tech, 3-D, rib-rattling, in-your-face attractions, sometimes it's nice to just go around and...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Old St. Mary's School - Goodnight Moon the Musical - Dr. Seuss and The Art of Invention - SOFA Chicago 2011 - Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Monday, October 31
Old St. Marys School
1474 South Michigan Avenue
| 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,...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 2:50 AM
Here we are on the first "real" day of the new year, the day when we are all scheduled to be our better selves, by cooking healthier, working out, shopping more ethically, being more organized, or at least getting our kids to school on time for their...
| Jan 8, 2011
Officially, there's no connecting theme among the seven plays that make up the Playwrights' Round Table "Launch 2011" program.
But as I sat there watching a pair of lovers, a brother and sister, a comfortably married couple, I couldn't help but think the...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 3:28 PM
En nuestro mundo de alta tecnología, no es ninguna sorpresa que muchos infantes de jardín de niños y primer grado puedan jugar en la computadora con “Dora la Exploradora” antes de que puedan leer. Esto no es necesariamente algo malo....
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:22 PM
It's home-stretch time at Magooby's Joke House, as the Baltimore area's most exhausted comics prepare for the last few hours of their 81-hour comedy marathon.
"Things have all worked out," comic Jim Meyer said Thursday afternoon, just minutes after...