| Dec 22, 2009
He already lived in the shadows, if you could call it living.
Most days, for nearly four years, Glenn Harrington foraged for money, smoked marijuana and methamphetamine, and searched for somewhere to crash: a buddy's couch, a deck chair at the...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 2:30 PM
I had two goals before I booked my flight to Europe: Get the lowest price, and travel with the fewest stops possible. Air Berlin offered the best fare, but little did I know its name would be so prescient.
For the first trip outside the country with my...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Fernando Perdomo (photo by Beth Black)
Fernando Perdomo of Dreaming in Stereo
Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo addresses sharp, painful and sometimes ugly truths about relationships, addiction and...
| Aug 4, 2009
| 1:04 PM
It all began the moment I joined Facebook. I was bitten by a vampire. And a zombie. Then I was invited to play "Scrabble." Now it's all " Mafia Wars" and "Farm Town." And it's not just Facebook. Sites like MySpace and even Twitter are fueling a burgeoning...
| Feb 23, 2009
Humans are light-sensitive beings. Whether it comes from the sun, a laser or a fluorescent bulb, light can affect our bodies and minds in ways that scientists are just beginning to understand.
If you believe actor Robert Wagner, a little light can banish...
| Dec 30, 2009
This year we have pledged to have someone over for dinner one evening per week or on the weekend - just a simple dinner (no big deal) but a chance to open our house to friends that we don't get to see regularly. We'll let our daughter,...
| Feb 14, 2011
Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and...
| Sep 6, 2010
I have always had an obsession with knowing what will happen next. I check weather.com on a nightly basis and have a predilection for scanning the TV listings so that I can plan my Sunday afternoons accordingly.
But lately, I've learned that sometimes...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 9:11 AM
In August 2009, 29-year-old aspiring screenwriter Justin Halpern, who had left Los Angeles to move back in with his parents in San Diego, Calif., launched a feed on the microblogging service Twitter featuring his 70-something father's sagacious yet...