THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2013
The Slice had asked about that and will have a follow-up on Saturday. Meantime, here's this. "The due date for my first child was Groundhog Day and I would joke that during delivery she would probably stick her head out, change her mind and duck...
Those who spend years writing for newspapers inevitably have stories about things they wish they had said during interviews with famous people. Nothing surprising about that. But sometimes reporters also harbor regrets about interviews in which they were not even participants. At least that happened...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013
You pick. A) "You shouldn't take it so hard." B) "We're gonna have a good thing." C) "Don't tell me maybe." D) "Hungry through and through." E) "I have had my ups and downs and all around." F) "I'm gonna help you find yourself another...
Here's an unsigned note (on stationery adorned with flowers) that arrived today. It is a reaction to a word in Tuesday's Slice column. There is a misspelling in the note that I have not corrected because it reminded me of an old Dan Jenkins novel....
In my father's final years, as he approached 90, he set some records for inflated crowd estimates. I would call my parents and ask about their day. "It was like Grand Central Station over here," my dad would say. Further probing would inevitably reveal that...
TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013
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