Rushton

And Another Thing: Saying no to Friends of Library sale is nearly impossible

What a pleasure to have books leaping into my arms. I had crossed off one more item on my list last Wednesday, my primary day for crossing off items on a list. I do that on my da ...

And Another Thing: Sending grads into the world with a little advice

Well, it’s almost the end of May, and once again nobody’s asked me to speak at graduation. I can’t understand it. I have so many insights to pass along. I can come up with a ...

And Another Thing: Proud to be an American, with or without the flag pin

I imagine even the people who wear flag pins roll their eyes over the flap about Barack Obama not wearing one. I think it’s just fine if people want to wear flag pins. I think ...

And Another Thing

My mother wouldn't approve of what I'm doing right now. Right now, I'm upstairs writing this and my husband Don's downstairs fixing his dinner. She'd say I should be downstair ...

Columnist views life’s celebrations two ways

Years ago, Neil Simon came on Johnny Carson at the tail end of the show. Time was running out, and it was clear that the director was pushing people to hurry it up, chop chop ...

And Another Thing

Mea culpa: Two weeks ago, I wrote about the money the government's stupidly going to send us, rather than paying down the national debt. I suggested that we donate at least some of ...