| Apr 13, 2007
| 12:56 AM
My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt.
I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:17 AM
We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day.
To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at crazytowndeals....
| Dec 6, 2013
These trips are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
'War Horse' The center's trip committee is accepting reservations to see the play Feb. 8 at the Hippodrome...
| Dec 5, 2013
Scanner Pro by Readdle ($6.99 for iOS and iPad)
What it is: An app to scan receipts, documents or photos as a PDF file for record keeping and sharing via email, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive or fax.
How it works: After launching the app, you can use...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Aerobics, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Ezell Hester Community Center, 1901 Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach; $3. Presented by the Boynton Beach Parks and Recreation Department. Call 561-742-6550.
Art exhibit, oil, acrylic and...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Even if “South Florida” and “beauty” may not seem to some like words that belong in the same sentence, an ode to Boca Raton’s radiant riches appears in the latest issue of William F. Buckley Jr.’s storied opinion mag,...
| Nov 16, 2013
Ed Sloman spends a lot of time at work playing games.
Sloman, the owner of Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, says he's probably played thousands of the board, card and storytelling tabletop games he sells, but his all time favorite is Magic: The Gathering...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:44 AM
WHAT: Scrabble, Clue, Battleship, Candy Land, Mystery Date, Scrabble and Parcheesi all make comebacks for Retro Game Night at the Orange County Regional History Center. New this time is a "retro trivia" contest, with prizes at stake. The event is for ages...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Gotha, Fla.: Kevin E. Locken, 54, of Gotha and formerly of Aberdeen, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Gotha.
Kevin Eugene Locken was born Nov. 9, 1958, in Aberdeen to LeRoy and Vivian (Voigt) Locken. He grew up on a farm southeast...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Agnes M. "Mac" McAvinue, a homemaker and peace activist who earlier had been a social worker and parochial school teacher, died Sept. 30 of respiratory failure at her Original Northwood home. She was 86.
Agnes Mary Graf, the daughter of Dr. Francis Graf,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
My column today is about media bloopers, including one of my own doozies, and it includes a blooper photo sent to me by a reader. I threw it in again at the bottom. It's a Walgreens sign board that says,......