February 1, 2013 RSS feed / Commentary

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One hundred years ago

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

In 1913, my grandfather was head of a household that included his mother, two sisters, and a brother unable to walk. He was 21 and assumed responsibility for this collection of kinfolks when a falling tree limb killed his own father.  More...

The fight is on...vegetables or chicken wings

I’m just saying...

I just heard that a major fast food company has pulled a commercial for the Super Bowl after vegetarians took offense to the trial run. More...

Toys (and lots of other stuff) in the attic

40–Something

I hate moving. First of all, I’m too stubborn to pay any men in any truck to lift my furniture, so I do it myself and spend the next few months sucking on bottles of ibuprofen trying desperately to stand up straight.  More...