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“It’s something how we have so many more friends at this time of year,” Carol said as she sorted through all that had been stuffed in our mailbox earlier in the day. She wasn’t talking … more
Finding the perfect gift can be difficult and, according to a psychologist whose interview I chanced to catch on the car radio, can be the cause of stress and anxiety at a time of year thought to be full of joy. I can relate to that, for I used to more
I was wondering what this column would be about. I got my answer at 1 a.m. Saturday. The number glowed on the digital read out of the bedside clock. There was no missing the noise downstairs. … more
As Ollie reminds me, we all should recycle. You wouldn't think that dogs are environmentally conscientious. Ollie is a canine. He does his business where he wants, which on a 20-minute walk can mean stopping at least a dozen times to pee. How does he more
I have flown. That's not extraordinary. Lots of people have flown, and a good many have pilot licenses. But I'm not talking about taking a flight some place or climbing into a cockpit to sit behind the controls of an airplane. Rather, this is imaginary more
I know this section of road. I should after having traveled it for more than 70 years at all times of the year. It's changed over the decades. Shoulders have been widened. The signage is much improved, although I miss the Burma Shave signs and their more
I know Carol’s worried look all too well. It crossed her face the moment I asked, “Have you seen Ollie?” We have been through this too many times, and while I had turned him loose only 15 … more
It was the calm after the storm. The air was heavy with moisture, the trees dripping from Saturday's downpour and wet leaves plastered like sticky labels on the driveway and the car. It was warmer but you knew the weather was resigned to autumn even if more
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