There he is, aging right before my eyes. In the churchy light of early morning, I can see the peach fuzz emerging on his face. Pre-whiskers. What's next? A pimple? Puberty? Dear Gawwwwd.
So much of life is plain ugly (cell towers made to look like trees) or vaporous (Masahiro Tanaka's elbow, or that little Italian village I just purchased on eBay).
What's more important to a child's development: books or moms?
Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally. In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive advertising by claiming every vehicle it sells passes a rigorous 125-point inspection. The groups said the inspection fails to look at whether a car has been recalled and repaired. “Car dealers shouldn't sell used cars that have a safety recall to consumers, period,” said Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) “Far too many times we have seen the tragic and often fatal consequences when deficient cars are allowed on the road,...