MY LIFE - Success with tomatoes

In spite of my admittedly black thumb, my small tomato garden is thriving, its three Big Boys laden with green tomatoes and flowers that are still turning into tiny tomatoes in the making. Even the... more

FILM UNFILTERED - No lightweights among 'Southpaw' actors

*** 1/2 There have been many movies over the years about boxing. The two most notable were 1980's "Raging Bull" with Robert De Niro, and 1978's "Rocky" with Sylvester Stallone. De Niro won the Best... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Exploring the homeschool option

With increasing frequency over the past 10 years or so, parents have asked me various questions about homeschooling, all pretty much boiling down to "Should I homeschool my child?" First, I am a... more