4:00 PM Jan 16, 2013
To the Editor: A recent letter stated that the Second Amendment "is an integral part of checks and balances that upholds the Constitution.” This is irrelevant to the debate our country is having in response to the slaughter of children in Connecticut.
1:06 PM Jan 16, 2013
In light of the frightening number of mass murders in recent months, there is a lot of jabber by TV's talking heads about the relation between films, mental illness and mass murder. This topic merits serious consideration, beyond a brief sound bite in the mass media.
4:00 PM Jan 15, 2013
First and foremost, I’d like to apologize. The lack of snow the past couple of years has entirely been our fault.
2:00 PM Jan 15, 2013
Too hot, too cold! We hear it at home, and we hear it at the office.
4:50 PM Jan 14, 2013
What precautions are you taking against the flu?
2:00 PM Jan 14, 2013
If you put unused or outdated medicines down the drain, you’ll never see them again — but you and others might end up drinking them.
4:00 PM Jan 12, 2013
First, I have to admit that we used disposable diapers for both of our kids. Do they really harm the environment that much?
2:00 PM Jan 11, 2013
How many times does a judge have to say no? Apparently, quite a few.
3:00 PM Jan 10, 2013
Just before beginning the new semester this week, I came across a “study” that lists the 10 most and least stressful jobs for 2013. University professor was atop the list of least stressful jobs.
2:00 PM Jan 10, 2013
We now possess the technology to make a video call on our cellphones to friends and family across the country.
2:00 PM Jan 9, 2013
I’ve written many stories during my long career as a journalist. Some stand out more than others.
4:00 PM Jan 8, 2013
To the Editor: Larry asked whether he must report an anticipated inheritance as "income," and whether there may be some "exemption" (Tribune "Mailbag," Jan. 3).
3:00 PM Jan 8, 2013
I was in Raleigh, N.C., a few years ago. I had driven down to visit my cousin in Durham.
5:17 PM Jan 7, 2013
What do you think of the lawsuits over the sledding death at Duncan Woods?
2:00 PM Jan 7, 2013
Area school officials should check out the “Winterim” program being offered in January by some high schools across the state.
1:00 PM Jan 7, 2013
To the Editor: This year marks 70 years since the sinking of Grand Haven’s Coast Guard cutter Escanaba in 1943. There is, however, another piece to the Escanaba story that is also worthy of remembrance.
6:00 PM Jan 5, 2013
December was a challenging month on my quest to lose 50 pounds by Oct 1. When I set the goal to do so in one year, it seemed like plenty of time to accomplish such a feat.