A Different Kind Of Teacher
March 31, 2013 Since my retirement from teaching, I’ve had an opportunity to work in a different career, that being a substitute teache. more »»
Share Your Lawnmower. And Your Dog.
March 30, 2013 Getting a little tired of the cost of things? Are you wondering why an ink cartridge costs more than your monthly heating bill? Imagine going through your day and getting all the stuff you need b... more »»
March 30, 2013 A sign that the childhood of 30 years ago is gone came just last month, when Mattel publicly called out moms as being behind stagnant Hot Wheels sales. more »»
Critical Eye Turns 33
March 30, 2013 A gracious good day, readers. Welcome to this column’s birthday celebration. It’s hard to believe, but it has been 33 years since the first Critical Eye batted its lashes at readers. more »»
In This Electronic Age Simple Is Still Good
March 24, 2013 In this electronic age simple is still good. As you progress into the Easter season you may have some young ones to entertain. Even if they are tethered to electronic monsters, try something new. more »»
March 24, 2013 Ever wonder why, in baseball, it’s called a foul pole even though it’s in fair territory, and if a player hits it with a batted ball it’s a home run? Do you sometimes wonder how something can be... more »»
March 23, 2013 You might’ve noticed some distracted employees at work late this week. Studies have shown that work productivity takes a nosedive during the NCAA tournament, which started this week. more »»
Cat Health Tips
March 23, 2013 I missed it. I always do. You’d think something would pop up on my computer screen to remind me, or that someone on one of my email lists would mention it. more »»
March 17, 2013 Last week I noticed that cottage cheese with pineapple was once again on the shelves. It used to be that was only available throughout Lent. more »»
Who Is At Fault?
March 17, 2013 Released in 1964, a popular song of the 1960s was Shirley Ellis’s hit single titled “The Name Gam. more »»
March 16, 2013 As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend and look ahead to Easter, another annual celebration is just a couple of weeks away. Yes, April Fools’ Day — Monday, April 1 — is just around the bend. more »»
Can I Still Switch My Insurance?
March 11, 2013 Q: A couple of weeks ago you published an article talking about switching insurance. In that article you talked about cancer being the reason to chang. more »»