That's Life

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 22, 2016

The one that got away: Not a fish tale

(Editor’s note: The following column was previously published June 24, 2012. Tammy is on vacation at the beach — and she hopes she doesn’t encounter another monster snake.) It’s time to tell the snake story again. When I say snake “story,” do not get the wrong impression. This isn’t like a fish tale. This is true. I swear on my Associated Press Stylebook. My sister-in-law, Sonja, reminded me of the 14-year-old incident at a recent family gathering. When she mentioned the big-snake adventure, my 18-year-old said, “What snake?” I realized he was just a toddler at the time, an... READ MORE

Waiting on good manners from waitstaff By TAMMY KEITH

The conversation among some of our friends turned to service at restaurants, and we each talked about a peeve.