MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014
Sun., March 30, 2014, 3:15 p.m.
I realize wearing sports-themed apparel is not a certain indicator of allegiance to that team. But sometimes, when I see someone in a Detroit Tigers cap, I ask a question only an actual fan could answer. Here are my 2014 preseason results. Know-it-all (friendly): 1...
Sun., March 30, 2014
I was riding my bike up Adams Saturday morning when I saw a friend walking toward his job at the downtown library. As always, I asked about his daughter. My wife and I have known her since she was an infant 25 years ago. He...
SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
Sat., March 29, 2014, 1 p.m.
I got to thinking about Dayton, Ohio, because of basketball. But the memory that led to had to do with baseball. When I was about 13 or 14, my friend Matt and I were down at the rail next to the grass at Cincinnati's Crosley...
FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
Fri., March 28, 2014
Was this the evolution of your feelings about their preferences in canned vegetables, ice cream, cars, network news and fast food restaurants? 1. Obliviousness 2. Acceptance 3. Rejection 4. Sentimental Re-Attachment 5. Rejection
THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
Thu., March 27, 2014, 8:10 a.m.
Her name is misspelled in today's Slice column. Also, I promised her I would use the name of one of her daughters. And that name is nowhere to be found in today's column. I am out of the office and don't have her phone number,...
Thu., March 27, 2014
Ever been helping an older relative or friend try to figure out a convoluted phone menu or clear-as-mud website and found yourself thinking, "You know, these people have clearly made the decision that the elderly can just go to hell"?
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
Tue., March 25, 2014, 12:15 p.m.
When you are in a doctor's waiting room, do you ever speculate about what prompted others seated there to schedule appointments? If you are waiting to see a general internist, that silent guessing game can be mildly diverting. "Thinks he has pneumonia." "Back spasm." "Yeast...
MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
Mon., March 24, 2014, 10:15 a.m.
If you have your car worked on at a service department that's part of the dealership where you purchased your vehicle, there is a chance you will be offered your choice of shiny, new loaner cars for the day. So here's the question. Do you...
SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
Sun., March 23, 2014, 10 a.m.
A delivery girl brought some food to our front door and complimented me on the old "Vote for Pedro" T-shirt I was wearing. She was... A) Demonstrating that, even though "Napoleon Dynamite" came out when she was about 8, she is a fan of that...
SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014
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