01/30/2015 - 12:22am

    Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college - he's a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint!

    This is how my son remembers it:

01/30/2015 - 12:21am

    The woman in the cute fake fur coat got out of her car and immediately slipped on the ice in the parking lot. "Is this it?" she yelled, laughing and grabbing the car door to keep from falling. "Do they have it? Please tell me they have it!...

01/30/2015 - 12:20am

    The funeral for my high school buddy Kevin Green is Saturday, near this town where we both grew up.

    The doctors say he died at age 54 of multiple organ failure, but in a deeper sense he died of...

01/30/2015 - 12:18am

    The "polite gays," was how Tracy and Kathryn described themselves. Not political or loud, not obvious or overt, but understated, in keeping with their Oklahoma surroundings. Never asking anyone to think too hard or talk too much about the fact...

01/30/2015 - 12:18am

    My mother always believed that when you signed up for a regimen, you owed it your best shot.

    She was that way with diets. With aerobics.


01/30/2015 - 12:11am


    An editor said she was losing about $200 a month.

    An analyst said she just barely broke even.


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