3:00 PM Jan 22, 2015
Every now and then, I find myself paging through a copy of Reminisce in someone’s office waiting room. It’s a magazine full of nostalgia with the byline, “The magazine that brings back the Good Times.”
2:45 PM Jan 21, 2015
Islam emerged into history in the seventh century, which makes the religion roughly 1,400 years old. What saved Christianity, in my view, was a Reformation which took place when Christianity was roughly 1,500 years old.
2:54 PM Jan 20, 2015
When my daughter turned 10, we decided it was now or never — we surprised her with a trip to the American Girl Place in Chicago.
3:05 PM Jan 16, 2015
Sunday, July 25, 2010 — a segment of Enbridge’s Line 6B pipeline ruptured near Marshall, causing just over 1 million gallons of diluted bitumen and heavy crude oil to spill into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River, creating the worst inland pipeline spill in U.S. history.
4:12 PM Jan 15, 2015
We had visited three or four times, well within normal business hours, and found the doors locked. There was no note on the door, and no evidence of anything unusual other than the locked door.
3:00 PM Jan 14, 2015
We all have role models who have inspired and encouraged us to be successful in life.
3:01 PM Jan 13, 2015
It was Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1967, and the temperature in Chicago hit an all-time high for that date of 65 degrees. People were out strolling and biking in their shirt sleeves, remarking how easy this winter was going to be.
3:00 PM Jan 9, 2015
Monday, Jan. 19, is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. By my children’s standards, it isn’t a holiday, as we won’t be hosting our extended family for dinner or exchanging gifts in the traditional sense.
12:50 PM Jan 9, 2015
Every Jan. 1, my friend Carrie and I take turns hosting lunch to celebrate the triumphs of the previous year and anticipate more triumphs to come in the year ahead.
4:15 PM Jan 8, 2015
I'm 50 now. I didn't really want to be 50, and I'm not sure how I got here — but I guess if you hang around this planet long enough, 50 will find you.

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