Post-War Baby Boomers have always been a demographic bulge working its way through the toothpaste tube of American history. All our lives, we’ve been like the old Chinese curse: “May you live in interesting times.”
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Colt 45 Malt Liquor is a fermented beverage for people who want to get very drunk on beer, very fast and cheap. For years, it’s advertising slogan was, “It works every time.” It looks and tastes like beer, but kicks like the horse on its label. Experienced users say it delivers a “MULE KICK” hangover,
Muhammed Ali’s 70th birthday Jan. 17, 2012, started me thinking about Sugar Ray Robinson, who dominated boxing in the ’40′s and ’50′s. Ray inspired Ali’s fighting style, with his speed, punching power, boxing skill, and ring savvy. Both transcended sports and became cultural icons
Kasha Varniskes, or kasha with noodles, is a vegetarian dish sticks to the ribs like oatmeal and tastes like supper. With a couple of substitutions, it also works for vegans.
Spiro Agnew resigned as vice-president in 1973 when he pleaded “no contest” for income tax evasion. How he got to be vice-president is stranger than how he fell.
The Anti-Saloon League, the political arm of ucthe Prohibition movement, was one of the first, most successful single-issue pressure groups in U.S. history. It was founded in Oberlin Ohio by two Oberlin College graduates.
Winner, Best Humor Writing of the Year, New England Newspaper Assn. 16 Why NH is better than Mass.
Household help, for me, is a purely economic decision. I choose to pay someone to do what she knows how to do, while I earn money doing what I know how to do.
Central Park on a Spring weekend is a wonder of the world. It’s not just Frederick Law Olmsted’s design. It’s all the different ways every kind of people use all those different environments to recreate.