Blog Archives for tag humor

Slippery Summer

Back in June, I thought summer was an all you can eat buffet of leisure splayed out before me like… Continue reading »

Hair of the Dog

I’ll admit it, I’ve got a problem. I wake up each morning, brain sluggish and throat dry. I’m not thinking… Continue reading »

Culture or torture? Lessons learned while traveling with kids

Ah, Summertime … that happy time of year when, after months of running the veritable hamster wheel of work, school,… Continue reading »

Five tips for better college visits

Listen up, hallowed halls. Take note, institutions of higher learning. Lend me your ears, foundations of educational excellence. You may… Continue reading »

The Realities of Now

Back then, you danced. I mean you really danced. During your 20s and 30s, you’d hear a song that would… Continue reading »

Put to the test

It’s that dreaded time of year, when despite the blooming trees and singing birds, many baggy-eyed humans have confined themselves… Continue reading »

The Duke and Duchess of Prom

“Oh, Mom,” my daughter Anna crooned dreamily on the way home from Junior Prom last Saturday. “We went outside for… Continue reading »

No day like tomorrow

My column was late this week. A spaceship wasn’t hovering ominously over Rhode Island. Our base house didn’t burn down…. Continue reading »

My kids are total BRATS!

[In honor of April, The Month of the Military Child, I rewrote the following article, which originally appeared in Military… Continue reading »

Give up cholesterol for Lent? Fat Chance.

Last week, news broke that the US government’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee found that cholesterol in the diet is no… Continue reading »

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