| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Mayor Kelly Boyd began chemotherapy treatment Wednesday, less than a week after doctors confirmed his cancer diagnosis and one day before his 69th birthday.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:23 PM
"Woman arrives as a novice at each age of her life."
— Sebastien Chamfort
It is my mother's birthday. The rain and cold have given me the excuse to stay doing creative work inside all day. Still, I have not yet called with birthday greetings....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:08 PM
My last article quoted WebMD, which pegged the average American as 23 pounds overweight.
Current ads feature plus-sized models. Mumus are out, and large-size stretchy jeans are in. The message is, "Wear heft proudly."
Yes! Accept ourselves....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls.
Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:26 PM
One of Islam's five pillars is Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca.
We also call it boot camp.
Islam's boot camp, which happened this week, is so challenging and rigorous that it would scare the toughest fitness instructor out there.
Yet an estimated 2...