Points, rewards, coupons, mark downs, markups, 75 percent off the original price ... shopping just isn’t fun anymore. The challenge is not just to find what you are looking for in stores with limited sales people. The challenge is to figure
It’s time we come to grips with the strange behaviors of our cats. Once we understand why their personalities and emotions are so different than our dogs’, we will be more comfortable, and so will they. After reading a recent article
Just as we will never forget where we were when we heard of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, we will always remember the exact minute and our location the morning of 9/11. The American response to both alarming news reports was similar.
On Monday, women have a big decision to make. Maybe men worry about proper fashion, too, but I know women are battling with that old white slacks issue. Will Labor Day be my last day to wear the slacks that are so comfortable and bring compliments,
The name Final Cut at the Hollywood Casino Toledo doesn’t turn my head. My beef-eating days of sitting down to a big steak or slab of prime rib are over. But the ambience and menu choices other than the popular steaks that beef eaters rave
Those of us who feel compelled to have a garage sale every few years learn the same lessons each time: • The annual summer events that season the streets throughout the region never change. • They attract the same diverse group of people.
We are proud of Toledo Tomato Pudding, can’t get enough Betty’s Salad, and are scolded for the high fat content in Erie Street Chili Mac. To that local food list I recommend adding paella, the stunning Spanish main dish, as a delicious
There was a motorcycle for sale a couple of streets over. Every time I went to the post office across the street, I admired the handsome bike that was a polished beige, unlike the typical black, though I have seen a couple of pink ones driven by
You have to wonder how our parents and grandparents managed to elect a president without the aid of television announcers to tell them all they wanted to know — and some things they would rather not have known or heard repeated by candidates
The summer has been a lot like life, seasoned with good and bad, or as Maya Angelou assured in her book, “Life is Pure Adventure.” There have been disappointments, surprises, pleasantries doled out by friends, and there have even been