Inspiration for the Lucas character came from numerous coworkers through the years, including one who left a little bit of his head cold on my desk.
I didn't avoid the Flats as a kid. In fact my family came from there. Its "wrong side of the tracks" feel inspired me to put it in The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn.
It's going to take some time to unravel the truth about what star Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o knew when. One thing's for sure: The press ran with the story without ever checking the first of the Five Ws -- who.
What was that sound I just heard? It was Peter Jennings rolling over in his grave.
Chickens everywhere rejoiced. Not me. In the McNugget I found a revelation in the unctuous food lube that came with every order: the flavor of barbeque.
With hours to go until we fall off the fiscal cliff, here's an idea for congressional negotiators: Take the bus.
My new and improved site is up and running with tons of new features: social media links, blog, selection of clips, all my 4000 footers trip reports, search and so much more. Take a look.
Nothing can undo the suffering brought about by the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. As we wonder why the world took such a horribly wrong turn, this Spectator (UK) article on why 2012 was the best year in human history is refreshing and worth a few minutes to read
Calgarians are stocking supplies in preparation for the Mayan Armageddon. They want to survive the end of world and have been preparing for months.