| May 4, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Shamefully, almost to a man, Magic players say they haven't played with enough "energy" in their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Did I miss something here? Are these guys 80-year-old senior citizens...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:55 PM
The autopsy isn't official or with a definitive conclusion, but the preliminary results for the cause of playoff death for the 2012 Philadelphia Flyers is simple: they faced a better team with better coaching.
As hard as it may be to admit for Flyers...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:36 PM
The superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools unveiled his plan to cut $27 million from the general fund Thursday.
The budget reduction is due, in large part, to the state takeover of four IPS schools.
At a meeting Thursday, Dr. White said the...
| Jul 3, 2012
My six-year-old son told his first lie to me recently. (The first lie that I know of, I should say.) I heard a crash in the living room and when I entered, I saw a broken candle holder on the floor. He was clutching his "Star Wars" plane and looked...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The main vehicle for a search for truth is a meditation practice. Meditation is not something we do for 30 minutes a day, but a state of awareness to be maintained minute to minute throughout our day. A total awareness. That means no more mechanical...
| Apr 15, 2013
If you're going to talk about a subject most people don't want to talk about, why not do so over tea and cake and cookies?
Why not gather in a sunny living room looking out on a lush tangle of green, where you can watch the breeze ruffle the leaves on...
| Mar 27, 2013
When Chicago clinical psychologist Susan Benjamin Feingold had postpartum depression more than two decades ago, not many people were taking the illness seriously. Some doctors were even telling women all they needed to do for their "baby blues" was to eat...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:12 PM
"OK, Phil, I will give you another tissue but please don't eat it this time." The animal psychologist made her voice firm but fair. Phil swallowed the remnants of his last tissue and bobbed his head up and down.
I was there during his session at Phil's...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Now that Jason Collins is out as the first active male athlete in major sports to declare that he is gay, we'll have to watch if the other shoe falls out of the professional sports closet.
That would be the professional basketball general manager who...
| May 4, 2013
Dear Amy: My daughter had a child out of wedlock four years ago. My wife and I have supported them both emotionally and financially and by baby-sitting the child.
Now my daughter is engaged to a very good guy. She wants to have a wedding that will...