September 11, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

Jack-o’-lanterns in August

Get this: My wife thinks Halloween season starts in October.  She tells me I’m stubborn about when I believe the season starts, but I’m not gonna hear any of that.  Last year at this time, I brought out the scary movies followed More...

Seniors thrive in adult day programs

Years ago, after my grandmother died, my cousin came to live with my grandfather, whose nickname was Bubbles.  Don’t ask about the silly moniker, except I will say that (embarrassingly) it was handed down to my father, and his daughters su More...

What’s your number?

Remember that Steve Miller Band classic “Fly Like an Eagle”? It goes, “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future.”  More...

Anticipating the power of rain

It’s beginning to get a bit frightening as I read the El Niño predictions for this coming winter. More...