In an ever-changing world, there is a place macho men can still be men. You can dribble beer on your chins, bark at the neighbor over the fence and curse through the billowing smoke.
I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids, so there were a lot of boys my age to pal around with. We played football, baseball, rode our bikes, swam and fought a lot. We tested the waters by cursing around each other and talking about girls.
Life is about to come to an end for a man I have long admired.
If you have always wanted to learn how to speak German, or Italian, or Spanish or even Klingon, it is probably already too late for you. According to a new study, it seems that the optimal age for learning a new language and speaking it like it is your native tongue is before the age of 10.
Have you ever watched the TV show “Hoarders?” It’s about exactly that – people who hoard things.
I was one of those people who would pass motorcycles on the highway during a rain storm and think, “those people are nuts.”
It’s about time. I see that school teachers in many parts of the country – including my home state of Arizona – are starting to say enough is enough.
Humans are good at quite a few things. We are good at problem solving, which is why we find ourselves as the unrivaled rulers here on the planet. We have mastered the most basic tasks, like creating fire, and the most complex tasks, like splitting the atom.
I am taking back a word. It is a word I grew up understanding. It is a word that is very American. It is a word that many of us have used to describe ourselves.
I knew this day would come, and I have been dreading it. How long have I been dreading it? For more than 40 years, that’s how long.
The pilot warned me that I might get tunnel vision. I was in the backseat of an FA-18 Hornet fighter jet being flown by a U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilot and we were going straight up into a blue sky – and gaining speed.
Everyone has a “thing.” For some it is being mechanical. For others it is science, or art or sports. For me, that thing is music – specifically playing the guitar.
Well, the Super Bowl is over for another year, and the much-hated New England Patriots and their quarterback/male model/possible robot Tom Brady were denied ring No. 6.
OREGON – The Oregon Park District and White Pelican have teamed up to offer a new program for all ages. The Early Bird Kayak Club will meet on June 9 from 7-9 a.m. Get up-close views of pelicans, herons, cave swallows, and eagles on an early-morning kayak trip from the Oregon dam to Castle Rock State Park on the beautiful Rock River.
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