The strong link between Opening Day and Washington baseball was forged a long time ago on April 14, 1910, when President Taft tossed a ceremonial ball to inaugurate a new season. Published March 30 2012
Appalachia's code is to be generous and open to strangers, but it almost cost two men their lives. But it hasn't dampened their love of the mountains and they still return to fish and camp. Published March 19 2012
The author remembers fondly the year he worked on the Flavia, a Costa Cruise Line, a very different time from the tragedy of this year. Published March 10 2012
What is it about the job of hosting the Oscars that turns capable people — actors, comedians, and other pros — into self-absorbed, bush-league neophytes? Published March 2 2012
“Right Angles” explores serious subjects, such as the Islamization of the Middle East and delegitimization of Israel, with humor, candor and a twist.
It turns out that not even Stuxnet set back the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.
Stephen Hawking's decision to cancel an upcoming trip to Israel due to pressure from Palestinian academics caused a firestorm on the web
Arab societies treat their brethren with birth defects like outcasts.
Israel did not occupy its capital city; it liberated it from Jordan.
Columns from Voices around the World talking about the events, people, politics and social issues that concern us wherever, and whoever, we are.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up.
Are there profound differences between the Left and the Right? You betcha.
Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.