Tough love for team

The boys of fall literally took a fall at a Utah high school — thanks to their coach. The story, which has spread through cyberspace over the past 24 hours and generated thousands of comments, puts Matt Labrum on a pedestal as a football coach who finds...

A decade and nearly a month later …

As I sit here and contemplate a blogging topic, I realize I didn’t touch on my daughter hitting the double digits last month. My dad told Amber last year that 2012 marked her last age in the single digits, and that once she hits the double digits, there’s...

Vegas family nearly doubles

A family of six became a family of 11 last Friday when a Las Vegas woman gave birth to naturally conceived quintuplets at an Arizona hospital. What’s more, Evonne Derrico and her husband, Deon, conceived the three girls and two boys without fertility drugs. The...

The latest bracelet

Over the years, homemade wrist decor has changed, but the idea stays the same: Keep it decorative and colorful. The 1980s saw a surge of neon and black gummy bracelets. Oddly enough, these bracelets have made a comeback — but too bad my bunch went by the wayside...

Will you, or they, never forget?

Tomorrow — Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 —  will mark 12 years since radical hijackers slammed four airplanes into the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon and a field in Somerset County, PA. What will you do to remember and reflect? My daughter wondered aloud...