What happened to country music?

Don’t get me wrong — I love country music. Country music is the music I listened to with my dad. It is the music I...

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...

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...

Christmas is about who you spend it with

I want to write the perfect Christmas column. But I am struggling. How do you properly encapsulate the most wonderful time of the year? I guess I...

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...

A worthy cause and thoughts on childhood

I usually don’t criticize the mainstream media all that much because it is important to let news outlets say what they want and...

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...

‘Overnighters’ is a reminder of harsh realities

People like to watch car crashes. I also think people like to see those that are successful fall. But when when someone who is...

If it’s a stable life, stay awhile

When I was in high school and then in college I thought it would be fun to travel more. Two weeks after I graduated...

It’s a time to give thanks, especially for veterans

My son said, “Mom, I’m surprised you’re reading that book,” when I mentioned to him some of the details from Lone Survivor, which recounts...