Hands Off My Dishwasher!

Look, we all want a nice, clean planet. All of us, to some extent or another, are environmentalists. I recycle. I compost. I love going for walks in nature. I personally don’t buy global warming, but I still think we should keeping the planet clean. But...

Things That Confuse Me About the Last Decade

Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of papers. Here’s this week’s: I started this year confused about a lot of things. First, I don’t even know what decade we’re in. Did we just start a new one? Or are we in the last year of...

Plastic or Canvas?

Every Friday my syndicated family column goes out to a million people in various newspapers. Here’s this week’s, about my dilemma with plastic bags! I suppose this is somewhat appropriate today, when the U.S. Congress is voting on Cap and Trade! Once upon...