A friend of mine, a professional woman in her 30s, sent an e-mail to me and several other friends asking for advice. She was feeling the urge to become a mother, but was wondering how she would “know” when the time is right. Does anyone ever “know”? […]
A highly regarded astronaut donned adult diapers, raced from Texas to Florida, and attempted to kidnap and possibly murder a woman who dated a man that this astronaut had no relationship with, other than in her own twisted little mind. […]
We are your children, and we need to talk to you. We didn’t ask to be born; we’re here due to your actions. Whether those actions be a few moments of passion or of carelessness matters not; we’re here and we need you. […]
Editor’s note: In a December issue, Barbara Munson declared herself “a jinx” to the New Orleans Saints after realizing they lose when she watches them on TV, and win when she doesn’t. This week, she tells what it was like to see their playoff game with the Philadelphia Eagles after the fact – on videotape.
The Morning After
Sunday, January 14, 7:30 a.m.
I sit here bleary-eyed, achy, and exhausted. No, I don’t have the flu, I have Saints fever. […]
The other day I was talking with my daughter, and in the course of the conversation I mentioned that microwave ovens weren’t around when we were growing up, that I didn’t get my first microwave until after I was married. I used to work for a wholesaler, and microwaves cost about $1000 each. […]
The Saints have really made a comeback this year, impressing people across the country and thrilling the locals. Credit for this comeback has been attributed to Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Marques Colston, and a multitude of others, but I’d like to claim a little bit of it for myself. […]
Although it’s a lot of work, I love sending out cards, and I love receiving them. I love them all – the religious ones, the funny ones, the cutesy ones, and I especially love the ones with family photos included, but please, whatever you do, do not send me one of those dreaded Christmas newsletters. […]
I’ve been an avid reader, a book collector, and a big fan of libraries for as long as I can remember. I enrolled in the summer reading program every year as a kid, I enrolled my daughter when she was a toddler, and I continue to use the local libraries for various reasons. […]