| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Ask pretty much anybody, and you will find they are or know someone who is sick, most with similar symptoms.
Hoosiers have been flooding some local doctor’s offices complaining of a sore throat, coughing, sneezing, fever and severe sinus issues. ...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
If you are facing another year of caregiving what would be your New Year's wish?
Would you say freedom or time to do what you want to do? Of course, the likelihood for either may not be possible but do strive for it.
However, if any of you have found...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti is expected to be released Tuesday from a hospital in Milan, Italy, where on Monday morning he successfully underwent a hernia operation.
"Maestro Muti’s surgery went smoothly and he is...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Like her Super Bowl-bound older brothers, Joani Harbaugh is fiercely competitive.
When she was 7, she tried out for a part in her school play, "The Wizard of Oz." She wanted to be Dorothy but instead landed the role of a munchkin.
"I was highly,...
| Jan 27, 2013
It was darkly amusing to watch Republicans go after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the Capitol Hill hearings regarding the tragic fiasco in Benghazi, Libya. But the Grand Old Party's attack dogs were barking up the wrong tree.
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In a development reminiscent of previous health problems that have curtailed Riccardo Muti's conducting engagements in the city, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director has come down with a case of the flu that has forced him to withdraw from this...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:56 PM
Just apologize to the woman.
When you do or say something stupid, there is only one good way out, and that’s to say you’re sorry.
I know this because I write and say a lot of stupid things. Over 20 years I’ve written many things in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Chicago winters have proved to be singularly unlucky for Riccardo Muti.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director has canceled the remainder of his scheduled appearances with the orchestra through January while he continues to battle a flu bug....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Once again indulgence is being asked of Chicago Symphony Orchestra patrons as Riccardo Muti bows out of subscription concerts because of illness and has to relinquish the podium to others. Once again a substitute conductor is brought in at the last minute...
| Jan 13, 2013
Recently, after a couple of days of feeling a bit run down, I groused to my wife that I didn't feel bad enough to miss work, just bad enough to make work a lot harder than usual. "It might be nice to feel bad enough to have to stay home," I said...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The only time I ever use hand sanitizer is when someone offers it to me and I feel funny saying that I hate the stuff and I don't think it works. I hate the way it feels on my skin, I hate the way it smells, and the only thing I want to do after using...