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'The Call of the Wildman'

'The Call of the Wildman'

08.20.2014
As a homebody whose idea of communing with nature is to open the windows, I could never see the forest for the trees, or even the mushrooms...

Is It Morning TV News If Nobody Laughs?

08.20.2014
This column was written after a summer spent traveling the country and watching random morning news shows. The writer vows never to do...
6 Epic Autocorrect Failures

6 Epic Autocorrect Failures

08.20.2014
If you're a smartphone or tablet user, you're aware autocorrect is designed to save time by automatically fixing your spelling and typing...

Grasping the Surreal Death of Robin Williams

08.19.2014
Mork from Ork taught me the importance of humor in all situations, plus the fashion genius of rainbow-colored suspenders.

Cats Getting Drunk to 'Blame It (On the Alcohol)' Is the Only Rehab You'll Need Today

08.19.2014
Underneath the soft and fuzzy exterior are creatures who battle with their own demons. They are sentient beings who yearn to "get their...

How To Break A Toe In One Easy Step

08.18.2014
When friends and family consoled me with their own Toe Break Tales, I learned that there are more ways to break a toe than you could possibly...
21 Things You Only Know If You've Worked in Restaurants

21 Things You Only Know If You've Worked in Restaurants

08.17.2014
A chef is someone who shouts at people. An executive chef is someone who shouts at other chefs. A TV chef is someone who never has to work...

Climate Change This Week: Stormy Constipation, Solar Utility Comeback, and More!

08.16.2014
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate...
This Is The Car People Drive When They're Old

This Is The Car People Drive When They're Old

08.16.2014
It's quite quiet, too -- with good tires. There's little road noise and when you do hear the engine, it's a good throaty sound.
7 Great Tips To Help You Cope When Your Kid Leaves For College

7 Great Tips To Help You Cope When Your Kid Leaves For College

08.16.2014
So your kid is going off to college and you're dreading it. Every time you walk past his or her room, all you can see are the bags from...
7 Things Drill Sergeants Taught Me About Life

7 Things Drill Sergeants Taught Me About Life

08.15.2014
Part of my training included learning how to speak Army, figuring out the rank structure, and understanding a vast alphabet of acronyms....

Vermont Protest, People's Climate March and Robin Williams

08.14.2014
A few days ago, I had the good fortune to be able to participate in a protest march in Vermont's capitol city of Montpelier. The action...
Laughter as Nutrition

Laughter as Nutrition

08.13.2014
Robin Williams' death is national news precisely because his clowning and personality as our country's court jester were appreciated across...