Garden guy lust

Every woman, they say, has a celebrity crush, and most are based on the object of said crush being really good looking to the "average" woman. According to various internet polls - so you know it must be true - men who fit in this category are Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper and Matthew McConaughey, although surely everyone knows …

Life by PIN and password

I stood in front of the ATM machine with my almost 3-year-old grandson contemplating the meaning of life. It was already 98 degrees and 3,542 percent humidity, and this was supposed to be a very quick stop to get money from Nana's rarely used "special" account for our spontaneous adventure. The problem was that said …

How to stop a suicide

For the past few weeks, social media, blogs and the op-ed pages of the traditional press have been filled with articles about mental illness, prompted by the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In many cases, these articles are hand-wringing: Why, in such an advanced country, has the suicide rate grown by more than …