| Jul 3, 2013
I'm ticked off at my sister because she did not send me a birthday card.
I'm ticked off to see so many clothing and shoe portable collection units over the county. There are thrift stores that you can take them to. There are some agencies that will...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The path from Baltimore to the National Basketball Association is dotted with big names and busts, with perennial All-Stars like Carmelo Anthony, heartwarming reclamation projects like Gary Neal and whatever-happened-to former first-round draft picks like...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
For Sean Hearn, there was no better way to spend Father's Day than sweating through a hilly 5K road race in Towson, pushing sons Shane and Wyatt in a double-wide stroller.
A little more than four years ago, Shane spent 10 days in the neonatal...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Tourism operators in Fairbanks say their numbers of customers are climbing after a slow start to the season.
Jeremy Richards of the Alaska Salmon Bake says the Pioneer Park business usually opens on Mother's Day but three inches of snow pushed the start...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:13 PM
It's Father's Day weekend (I usually write my column on Sunday afternoon) and I recall that I took the time to list the attributes of a good mama cow recently on Mother's Day. Unfortunately, there isn't much to thank the bull for after the moment of...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Pie Hole Los Angeles, downtown's Arts District destination for sweet and savory pies, joined up with nearby Angel City Brewery for a Father's Day treat combining two of dad's favorite things: snacks and beer.
The "Dunkel Dad Pie" layers a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
On Mother's Day, I asked you, my dear readers, to send along some of the life lessons taught you by your mothers. As Father's Day approaches, I ask the same favor from you about your dads.
I received this response after Mother's Day from M., of Wading...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:28 AM
But it still falls short of what's spent on Mom
Melena Houser Estrada and her friend Mackenzie Campbell, both 7, stood side by side in the card aisle of the Grape Road Mishawaka Meijer on Thursday.
Each girl picked up a card, read it carefully, then...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:23 PM
The faded newspaper clipping shows a small girl with a wide smile, holding a gigantic head of lettuce. The girl is me, in 1964. The lettuce was a prize-winning product of my first elementary school garden.
That ancient photo — emailed to me this...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:24 PM
I will never forget Mother's Day 1997. Ironically, it was the first day that I took responsibility as a father — sort of my first Father's Day. My oldest son, Jared, was born two days prior, and now it was my role to safely transport both babe and...