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"This Little Poppie Went to Market"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In nearly 38 years of marriage, I have found that food shopping is a matter of putting the cart before the horse's behind. This explains why I am the designated driver whenever I go to the supermarket with my wife, Sue.

5 Reasons You Want a Sober Person at Your Holiday Party

Allison Hudson | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

Just because I'm sober doesn't mean I don't want to come to your party. Maybe I do and maybe I don't, but if we're friends, I'd at least like the invite so I can decide for myself.

A Year of Service, With a Dose of Entertainment

Zach Maurin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Zach Maurin

We have a generation of young people who are desperate for the chance to earn a living, learn new skills, and make a difference in the lives of others. Simply put, our country needs the Millennial Generation to become another Greatest Generation.

Stopping Distracted Driving: What Will It Take?

Jay Winsten | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Winsten

Despite a sharp increase in awareness of the distracted driving problem, we're not seeing a significant change in drivers' behavior. Why not? And, what will it take to turn this problem around? Why did another campaign -- the designated-driver campaign against drunk driving -- succeed? And what's different about the distracted-driving problem?

Car Meets House: Another Drunk Driving Crash

Barron H. Lerner | Posted 07.29.2012 | Crime
Barron H. Lerner

Today, there are roughly 11,000 drunk driving deaths annually, down from 25,000. So is the cup half empty or half full? As the author of a book on the history of drunk driving, and someone who has met hundreds of drunk driving victims, the answer is easy: half empty.

How to Train Your Ego

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Irene Tanner

"Follow the Leader" is a childhood game which almost universally is played unquestioningly throughout life. Somewhere along the way Thomas Paine upgra...

Prom Advice for Parents

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Listen up, parents. Prom night is not the time to look the other way or be vague in talking to your children. The focus should be on health and safety. This is the time to ask questions, to be observant, and to take precautions.

Stopping Drunk Drivers

Jay Winsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Winsten

Our courts can lock someone up for a long time after a fatal crash. But courts alone can't prevent that crash. Alcoholics, whether acknowledged or in denial, need personal interventions to keep them off the road.