| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bring on the next bunch of disappointing, underachieving, gagging local athletes.
And so it goes with our Trojans, Lakers, Clippers and even the Bruins losing their last three.
So much promise, raised expectations and then a...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The manager was rushing directly to practice from work, so she jogged onto the infield carrying a plastic bucket of baseballs while wearing a skirt.
'"You can't play baseball in a dress!'' shrieked one of her players.
"Just watch me,'' Claudia...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:57 PM
WHEATON, Ill. — I'm standing in a cemetery, which is probably better than lying in one.
I came to Chicago to write about the Angels, and while I seem to be focused on the dead, this has more to do with Mother's Day.
My mom is here.
| May 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The priest will be ordained in a purple Lutheran church. The Communion bread, symbolizing the body of Christ, will be gluten-free. The congregation will pray to "our mother our father in heaven."
But the real departure from Roman...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Make your Mother's Day flowers last twice as long with Viagra. We're not making this up.
Apparently, the popular erectile dysfunction drug, which will now be offered online by Pfizer, helps cut flowers last twice as long when added to the water....
| May 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
In 40 years of interviews as a journalist, I've never met anyone quite like Hedda Bolgar.
The pioneering psychoanalyst, who attended lectures by Sigmund Freud as a young woman and fled Vienna for the United States when the Third Reich entered Austria,...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 2:54 PM
On Jan. 9, 2003, Rick Conrad, a career firefighter in Hagerstown, proposed a plan to his union's charitable foundation.
The union, founded in 1966, had a long history of supporting local charities. But Conrad, who lives in Clear Spring, had something...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"The Simpsons" are finally headed to cable.
Gary Newman, chairman-CEO of 20th Century Fox TV, told an investor confab Thursday that the studio is poised to shop a mammoth package of rerun rights to the enduring toon's nearly 600 episodes. 'Simpsons'...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:58 AM
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| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
She said, "Come, here, baby."
And I reached for her.
She said, "Open wide!"
And I ate.
She sang, "Rock a bye ..."
And I slept for her.
She said, "See? All better."
And my crying stopped.
She said, "Finish eating."
And I scowled at her....