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Comedian Carl Reiner was good at living well—and he lived well until the age of 98. more
According to the National Gardening Association, the number of households growing their own vegetables, fruit and other foods has tripled since 2008. more
It’s time for another installment of “Places You Should Visit While You Can Still Bend Down to Tie Your Shoes without Making Involuntary Bodily Noises!” more
My father is turning 89 this week and he’s getting especially sentimental of late. more
Here’s a trend that may not bode well for the future of our country: According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 40 percent of 16- to 19-year-olds have summer jobs—down from 75 percent of teens a generation ago. more
Trust me when I declare that I am not competing for sympathy against folks suffering from cancer, blocked arteries, diabetes or other serious ailments. more
I’m going to the drive-in this weekend – for the first time in 42 years. more
There have been countless jokes, comedy routines and humorous articles written about colonoscopies, but I’m a firm believer that, like Mexican food restaurants, there can never be too many.. more
I sure could use a vacation about now—but I have no plans to take one this summer. more
Believe it or not, my wife and I haven’t attended a concert in nearly 25 years. more
It’s time for another installment of “Places you should visit before your loved ones start picking out your burial underwear!” more
The front page of the July 8, 1947 “Roswell (New Mexico) Daily Record” seized the American imagination with the headline “RAAF (Roswell Army Air Field) Captures Flying Saucer.” more
“Did you know that your rear passenger tire is a little underinflated?” more
Sitting in my home office I am greeted by a cool breeze coming through my open window and the sweet sounds of summer outside. more
A few days ago, my wife and I joined some friends for a gathering during a few rare hours when we weren’t busy hauling a teenager to some kind of expensive activity or hosting an entire herd of them at our home to ransack our pantry and abuse the plumbing. more
As temperatures rise and drought intensification appears inevitable for much of Texas this summer, a new report released by the Center for Public Finance at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, in partnership with Texas 2036, calculates the price Texas might soon pay for worsening droughts. more
Americans are so angry about so many things — with partisan politics topping the list. more
Wow! Will this really be my 19th Father’s Day as a father? more
I know parents are asking themselves this question today: As a parent concerned about the safety of my child at school how do I get involved? more
The only worry I had was that Old Man Miller might be hiding out behind the shed trying to catch us running through his garden when we played “Tag” in our back yards. If you grew up in … more
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