The teenage boy stepped off the curb into the street as I was approaching in my car. I hit the brakes and he kept on walking, continuing to look down at his hand-held, palm-sized electronic device and all but oblivious to everything around him.
You never really know exactly when something becomes a ritual, but we know for certain that Cactus League in Arizona is one of our most cherished rites of spring.
There’s More to Maui than Sun and Surf
6thAnnual Healthy Aging & Sexuality Event
If Baseball Were Like Conservative Politics …
I came across an article on a natural news website recently about victory gardens. It said that during World War II, 20 million family gardens were producing 8 million tons of food that helped provide nourishment needed by soldiers to keep them fighting strong.
Have you ever stopped to consider how much thought and effort went into the design of the spaces you visit every day? You may not realize it, but your favorite restaurants, neighborhood grocery store and go-to movie theater follow some very specific design principles in order to create a unique space that is both visually appealing and user friendly.
The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus incited a number of political time bombs, including one of the more contentious speculations, a White House cover-up over the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. But the latest episode in the scandal propels a more sensitive issue, one that targets the American people as a whole, through government surveillance and the possible imposition of U.S. law.
Going for Gold in the Golden Years
‘Tis the season for at-home entertaining—food, friends, family, fun and yes, even fires.
Many people spend their entire time in Puerto Rico enjoying the beaches and never get to the countryside.
Often demonized in current events, the Arizona millionaire—average age 63—is suffering an identity crisis.
On Sept. 10, thousands of Chicago public-school teachers went on strike, leaving some 350,000 students without schooling and forcing parents to decide whether to stay home from work, fork out the extra money for childcare, or leave their children at home to fend for themselves.
In all the years writing this column, I have never entered into the minefield of prognostication. But I’m going to take that step now.
During a recent rainy day in Phoenix, I began reading the journal I kept when my husband, Michael, was dealing with esophageal cancer.