Millions at ocean’s bottom

June 14, 2007 It is ironic that I had a book about the loss of Spain’s 1715 treasure fleet on my desk, preparing to write this column, when an Associated Press news report broke in mid-May concerning the find

Fattitude, attitude

June 12, 2007 I went shopping the other day and was disgusted to find that everything over a size 12 was considered a plus size.

Multi-tasking myth

June 11, 2007 Trying to divide time between my job, my husband, my children and my home has never been an easy endeavor.

Schools miss ancient city

June 7, 2007 Anyone doing just the slightest bit of research should be astonished at the things we didn’t learn in school. Apologies for riding that hobby horse again, but it’s true.


June 7, 2007 Dear editor: On May 15 of this year, I lost my younger brother, Pat Rivers, who was 70 years old.


June 6, 2007 I have some observations to make concerning the uproar about some students being refused school lunches.  (1) No student should ever be refused a lunch (read on before you start thinking I’