When Janice Stillman became the first female editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac, she took over a publication that George Washington helped launch. Find out why she says it's still relevant today.
Swimming and Other Suffering
Today I was riding with a good friend who, like me, is primarily a bicyclist, but does other sports. We were writing from the George Washington Bridge to Midtown Manhattan. While we rode we started to talk about swimming. My friend Jim has done triathlons and considered doing an Ironman and then he said I don't know if I want to suffer that much.So we started to talk about running, swimming and...
Picture of the Day and B'days for Nov. 26
Only 29 shopping days left until Christmas! See why today is the most important in Thanksgiving history, plus we can't believe she's 69 years young -- Tina Turner is just one person celebrating a big birthday.
Songs of the Sea
From the window of my office, I felt my face light up with anticipation as I studied the UPS delivery man unloading the boxes of CDs. The “CCD,” Roger’s moniker for the 23 songs of the sea CD, is ready to go to mcguinn.com, CDBaby.com and maybe Amazon.com. Roger has autographed the first copies which will be sold at the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago on June 3, 2011.Creating the packaging...
Pomp and Circumspect
You can hardly turn around lately without bumping into somebody from out of town, who has scurried in town to give a commencement speech.
Last Sunday, Robert Gates, the Secretary of Defense congratulated and challenged the new graduates of Morehouse College. At the same time Gates was speaking, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice did the same at Spelman. A week earlier, Stephen Chu, U.S. Energy...