Set rules for summertime screentime

Summertime. Time to sit back and unwind. Anyone pick up on DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s song “Summertime” with that line? (OK. If you didn’t, then I’m dating myself. Ha ha.) As we approach July (seriously, where did June go?) and...

Bang, bang. Is it a concern?

“I wish words were like little toy guns. No sting, no hurtin’ no one. Just a bang, bang rollin’ off your tongue …” So goes the refrain of country superstar Carrie Underwood’s latest hit, “Little Toy Guns.” OK. The song...

Return of the instant photo?

A song by country singer Miranda Lambert called “Automatic” laments the passage of a time when society lacked instant results and gratification. We wrote letters to friends instead of texting, recorded songs off the radio on a cassette player and took...

Splash into summer

June 18. Wow! The month is more than half over. The official season of summer comes Sunday, which also happens to be Father’s Day. Make sure you treat dad well, perhaps to a cookout, dinner at a restaurant of his choice or a splash in the pool. Whatever you...