| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:06 AM
She may have been a former model -- but she's no model mom.
Longwood cops say they found a disoriented Aurelia Kambic clutching a crack pipe in a Big Lots parking lot -- with her 2-week-old baby was in the back seat of the car, reports WFTV ABC News-...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Not long ago I wrote a column about how sometimes in terms like "teachers' union" and "homeowners' policy" the apostrophe is optional. If you really mean that the first noun possesses the second, an apostrophe makes sense. But if the first noun is...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:14 PM
In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise.
William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
| May 7, 2013
Dear Amy: I got married (for the first time) three years ago. My husband and I are both in our 40s and are well matched, happily childless and happily married. We bought a house and both have good jobs.
I recently wondered, "What do I have to look...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:26 PM
News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Like the swallows to Capistrano, the hummingbirds with their showy throats, the (ugh) starlings and doves, the snowbirds are heading north.
Our small section of Green Valley, AZ, is emptying out as folks from South Dakota, British Colombia, Minnesota,...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Guess this dinner show worker must have wanted his own private peep show.
Kenneth Harrington, 49, an employee of Capone's Dinner and Show in Kissimmee, was busted on Friday after deputies say he hid a pen camera in the show's dressing room, reports...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:50 PM
For those of you who missed it, on April 1, Saudi authorities -- unnamed -- lifted a ban on women riding bikes -- but only if they "wear a full-body abaya, be accompanied by a male relative and stay within certain areas. They are allowed to bike for...
| Apr 18, 2013
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for almost five years.
The last few months have been hard. It has become pretty clear that both of us are unhappy. It seems that most of our arguments are based on a combination of relationship boredom and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Another great day for us in the Ozarks! The rain moved out just in time to spare most of the day. This evening is looking nice. The rain will hold off until late so if you are going out for Good Friday services or just to spend some time outside, you...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...