Bread. That’s what I’m giving up for Lent.
So from now until Easter, no pizza. No epic sandwiches. No perfectly poached eggs on toast.... Read more
When was the last time you got excited about finding a penny?
Probably when you were about the same age as my 8-year-old daughter. While she... Read more
God knows there’s going to be a lot of people watching the Super Bowl tonight.
He’s just not going to help your team win.
Hand to... Read more
I can’t remember exactly when it was.
Was it last week when I was at the drive-through ATM?
Was it while I was punching buttons... Read more
It’s been going on for months at our house – a vague discussion among family members on whether we should acquire a cat.
I have decided. We’... Read more
Used to be, the main drawback of launching a nationwide protest was that you just couldn’t manage to fit it into your daily schedule.
Sure,... Read more
My duties here at the newspaper vary in size and scope – writing, editing, light vacuuming – but one of the tasks I especially enjoy is selecting... Read more
When I first read about the cheating scandal at a high school in suburban Chicago, I thought the officials running Naperville School District 203... Read more
Sometimes when a news wire service has to substantially change a story it’s already sent, it’ll deliver an update with an editor’s note: “Story... Read more
By now, you’ve probably bought your turkey.
While you’re waiting for it to thaw in your fridge, you’ve either checked your pantry or gone to... Read more