When it comes to couples therapy, the earlier you go, the better. “Prevention is better than cure. The best time to see a therapist is when the relationship patterns are still fresh and couple dynamics are not written in stone,” said Mudita Rastogi, Ph.D, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Arlington Heights, Ill. Clinical [...]
Robert Waldmann's comments on the response to Michael Kinsley remind me of this old article from Paul Krugman (I've posted this before, but it seems like a good time to post it again -- it was written in 1998 and...
Once upon a time, movies were things you had to leave your house to watch. Once you got to the theater, you had to sit quietly in a dark room for the full two hours. You couldn’t even open a new tab on Google Chrome and order food from...Show More Summary
While Roy Hibbert played at Georgetown, I announced for one of the Hoyas' Big East foes, Villanova. So, I got to see Hibbert play multiple times. Usually, I'm pretty good at identifying talent. Obviously we can all tell who the superstars are and we all identify the guys who will clearly be looking for a non-basketball job once college ends. Show More Summary
The great German artist Albrecht Dürer inured himself to the melancholy of his time by embracing religion: Like so many of his contemporaries, Dürer was haunted by death and guilt and the fear of damnation. He had good reason to be. Death was everywhere. Dürer had seventeen siblings, and only two made it to adulthood. […]
When it comes to Tim Tebow and his supporters, it appears no circumstance goes wasted as an opportunity to encourage others – even in times of unemployment from the NFL for the Christian athlete.
Okay, maybe we took it a bit far on the alliteration that time. We know Bublé likes his ganj like any good Canadian, so it’s not such a stretch that he’d take inspiration from some weird self-help book. Full 'story’ at the National Post:...Show More Summary
This play is selling fast. Before you’ve even read this review you might want to pop a few tickets in your web-basket, all ready to press ‘buy’ once you’ve finished reading. There’s even a good chance it’ll have sold out by the timeShow More Summary
I have a good memory of Estée Lauder, the last time when she came in France a very very long time ago, maybe the reason why I'm very attached to a perfume made by her. The art of perfumes is important, but it doesn't exist outside the...Show More Summary
Here's a timely article on the 'toothless tiger' - known also as the Charity Commission. It beggars belief that body which gave only £55,000 to good causes - while allowing donors to claim £46 million in tax relief by abusing gift aid - is allowed to stay on the charity register. Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate Ottawa Senators from Playoffs Race – NHL Playoffs It has been a long time but the Pittsburgh Penguins are feeling good as they easily knocked out Ottawa Senators from the 2013 National Hockey League (NHL)...Show More Summary
It's about time! We're shocked Tom Hanks doesn't have a caricature on display on Sardi's famous walls, but finally the big moment has arrived. And it's a damn good pic! Although it's clearly based on the non-mustache sporting Tom, the caricature is flawless! And since his wife, Rita Wilson, already has one of her own, we're pleased their caricatures [...]
As bridges collapse and roads erode, the burgeoning transportation startup scene could be looking at hard times. With the collapse last night of the I-5 bridge over Skagit River in Washington, it’s a good time to remember that without infrastructure beneath it, transportation innovation will hit a major pothole. Show More Summary
Good To Be Home coming soon. Previously: Blu – Vanity (Video)
While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The Korea Times reports an unnamed company executive...Show More Summary
Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi, the “easy-going, good humored” Saudi Arabian student who was the target of intense suspicion after the bombings in Boston spoke out for the first time this week. In an interview with The Islamic Monthly, he says media attention since the attacks “double injured” him. You can hear the interview in full here. More [...]
In case you didn’t hear about it, Google has once again killed one of their products. This time it’s Google Checkout. As they note, by December 20th, 2013: ” Google is not offering a replacement processing solution for physical goods and services.” To me this is another vote of confidence for Bitcoin. There is no [...]Show More Summary
"Perhaps it is a failure of attention—there are times when I notice my own distraction while reading, and can, in a way, feel myself forgetting. There is a scarier question, one that might seem like asking if one is good at breathing, or walking. Am I actually quite bad at reading after all?"
Campbell serves up more than good soup.
Oh my goodness, how long has it been since doing a regular journal? I cannot believe how time goes by so fast at times. What is new -- I have finally gotten my degree. I got it in April; finished classes in February. My youngest daughter is now almost 5 months old and doing really great. Show More Summary