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Do you think the day will ever come when you can choose only the cable channels you want? So far, co[...]
You shouldn’t visit the Alabama Gulf Coast without purchasing peanuts and pecans. Both are products [...]
It’s been a while since we’ve traveled, so to reward ourselves for enduring a cold winter, Martha an[...]
Humans are at the top of the animal kingdom, so we rule the roost. But those below us on the chain h[...]
You want facts? I’ve got facts. Lots of them. I’ve been saving them up, just for you! Chew on this: [...]
Writing headlines for newspapers take some special talent. The good headline writer reads the story [...]
My sister swears she’s a “night person.” I think I was one, too – but that was long ago when I was i[...]
Many of us remember, “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” As a refresher, it’s the story of a shepherd boy who [...]
Somebody with not enough to do has scoured the Census Bureau files to find out which are the tiniest[...]
A little cleanup this week – some last thoughts about the Super Bowl. By this time, most people arou[...]
Almost without fail, we can depend on the news media to provide stories of strange and unusual topic[...]
We all remember our favorites as we grew up – mom and maybe grandma, too, had some recipes we really[...]
We now get our news from many sources. It wasn’t that long ago that newspapers, radio and TV were th[...]
Lists. They’re everywhere. They govern our lives. And as we age, we find them ever more indispensabl[...]
The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) sends me emails whenever there’s a commercial airplane crash anywh[...]
Some people with too much time on their hands are on the loose. I received an email from WolframAlph[...]
The year is coming to a close soon, so I thought it was time to wrap up some loose ends. Let’s start[...]
Most people enjoy a measure of Christmas music, especially now that the holiday is less than a week [...]
Have you ever noticed how many stories about animals make the news? News people must find them fasci[...]
As a former broadcaster, the item that follows gave me a good chuckle. Barron’s magazine recently ra[...]