SkyMall always made me anxious. I read it, of course, flight after flight, year after year, cover to cover.
Schmich: New Year's resolutions already broken? Two-fifths of Americans have already broken their New Year's resolutions.
Families are a nesting doll of mysteries. Why does Uncle Bob have that scar on his arm? The word "family" implies familiar, but even people who know each other well rarely know each other fully.
As we begin 2015 and look ahead to all the possibilities of a new year, we all have an opportunity to make giving a part of our lives. We're in the midst of multiple crises -- economic, environmental, and social.
If you were to pick one word to guide your new year, what would it be? Having to answer that question is like being dropped inside a Super Target and asked to pick one object, and only one, that you would carry with you for the next 12 months.
A few weeks before my brother Bill's last Christmas, he and I went to buy a Christmas tree. It was not a merry time in his household.