That's Life

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun July 27, 2014

On my own: Talking to the dog and other issues

Being on my own for most of the summer, I’ve learned a lot. As my regular readers know (and might be sick of hearing), my husband has been in Mississippi, living in a university dorm and taking classes toward his doctorate. He’s come home most weekends, but last weekend he stayed to study for tests and get papers done as classes come to an end. I’ve missed him, but I have made the following discoveries. • The dog is a good listener. When I take him for a walk, I talk to him as if he were my husband — nonstop. “Rudy, do you like that front door? I do. I like the wreath. It’s... READ MORE

Big mouth costs more than money By TAMMY KEITH

My mouth has cost me a lot in the past 50 years.

READ STORY | COMMENTS