Point of No Return


Beware false noses … really

Mental health professionals often play a little game where they test associative skills by showing a generic photo to a patient and asking him or her the first thing that comes to mind.

They show you a bunny with its mother? You might...

Thursday, March 3, 2005 - 7:00pm

Remembering life's lessons

Life is full of interesting lessons.

We learn from our parents, our teachers, our clergy and our friends. We learn from television shows, newspapers, talk radio and stunningly-handsome Irish-American columnists. We learn from touching hot...

Thursday, February 24, 2005 - 7:00pm

Troop, this Bud's for you

A crowded airport. Each traveler and employee of the facility isolated in their own thoughts, fears and tasks; seemingly oblivious to those around them. It is like any other airport or city bus in that the setting is an anonymous conglomeration...

Thursday, February 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

A sign of the Apocalypse?

There will be an open election in Iraq before ...

Oh.

Fine, that weird guy from In Living Color and that insipid show on WB will be nominated for a Best Actor award before ...

Oh.

The Boston Red Sox will overcome both...

Thursday, February 3, 2005 - 7:00pm

Emergencies everywhere

Water? Check. Toilet paper? Check. Beer commercial twins bikini calendar? Check. Canned goods? Check.

Yes, many of us went through that very checklist while awaiting the snow storm of last weekend. The realization that every one inch of...

Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 7:00pm

The epic battle continues

It’s McCann versus Technology. Round 85. Humor me, if you will, while I vent.

Last week I called my cellular phone carrier to change my phone number. This would seem a simple enough task since, well, the phone carrier handles exactly that...

Thursday, January 20, 2005 - 7:00pm