The cat days of winter

The dog days of summer is based on the Roman idea of the rising of the star system Sirius, known as the “dog star.” This...

Come on, this is ridiculous

You might have read a great column last week written by our fantastic reporter, Leslie Silverman. Leslie is great. She is reliable, dependable and always...

Cold? What Cold?

So I’m almost all the way through my first winter and I cannot believe how many people who were born in the Hills complain...

‘I guess this is growing up’

I have heard many times that age is just a state of mind, that if you feel young, you are young. Well, I am here...

Smart phones are dumb

I am of that age where I did not grow up with a phone attached to my ear. In fact, I was one of those...

Reflections of a former lacrosse player

Right about now, when I was in high school, I would be preparing for my sport, the only sport I played when I was...

Vexed by Valentine’s Day?

Ahhhh the LOVE holiday! Am I the only person who absolutely hates this day? Even when I have a boyfriend (YAY) I still don’t like...

What does it take to be a man?

Chances are, you might have seen or heard about Gillette’s newest advertisement campaign. While I’m not going to respond to the commercial itself, the commercial...

Super Bowl LIII (that’s 53 for you non-Romans)

It’s almost game day. I can’t wait. Got my grill all fired up with some extra charcoal just in case. Twenty-five cases of PBR,...

Why do we even like sports?

The other Sunday, I was watching my beloved Philadelphia Eagles lose in heartbreaking fashion to the New Orleans Saints. I was at my mother’s house...