3:00 PM Mar 24, 2015
“Driving while black.” I was laughing so hard watching “Blackish,” a new ABC-TV sitcom.
3:52 PM Mar 20, 2015
For years now, researchers have found trace amounts of various pharmaceutical drugs in the Great Lakes and in our drinking water. Pain medicine, birth control and anti-depressants have been found, as well as a host of others.
5:09 PM Mar 18, 2015
"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel" — Dr. Samuel Johnson, April 7, l775
3:00 PM Mar 17, 2015
For six months now, I’ve driven by the crossing guard at Lakeshore Middle School. I drop my son off and then go on my way, sometimes having to stop at the crosswalk where she diligently ensures that the kids are safely and completely across before returning to her position at the curb.
2:57 PM Mar 12, 2015
I’ve been thinking a lot about reading lately. Mostly, about how little time I have for it.
3:00 PM Mar 10, 2015
It’s March — spring is almost here. It’s the time when a young person’s thoughts turn to baseball, our national pastime.
2:45 PM Mar 6, 2015
I am a member of C3 Exchange, an alternative spiritual community that attracts many of those who check "none" when the census questionnaire asks for religious affiliation. We recently decided to revisit our organization's vision statement — that short aspirational statement that defines our primary reasons for being.
2:02 PM Mar 5, 2015
Now that my daughter's basketball seasons are winding to a close, I'd like to use this space to thank all of their coaches, organizers and referees for volunteering and devoting their time so my girls could have fun and stay active during the long winter months.
3:01 PM Mar 4, 2015
A CBS poll in mid-February found that 57 percent of Americans favor putting American boots on the ground in the Middle East. I saw 67 percent in another poll.

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