Notes from the recently completed Pacific Northwest Volcano Tour: GIVE ME MAPS TO MATCH MY MOUNTAINS … thanks to the good folks at Triple-A, we now have the best maps in the world as we attempt to track down as many volcanoes as possible in a one-week period without actually coming into contact with orange-hot […]
Dear Annie: Six years ago, I divorced my alcoholic, workaholic husband and became a single parent. My ex has regular visitation, but I am the one who handles all the sick days, school conferences, injuries, etc. He never bothers. Shortly after the divorce, I had to take a job at a much lower salary. There […]
Our annual decorating contest saw many wonderful entrants, and we at The Enterprise are grateful to the families who have provided us with so much holiday cheer.
Although the economy is still causing many to scale back, it was heartwarming to see how many people are willing and able share the joy of the season. Plus, it’s hard to beat this no-/low-cost entertainment!
By bundling up and strolling or biking through Wildhorse, or driving along our route map of delightfully decorated displays, the entire family will enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas for just …
Two years ago Sunday, I married my best friend. And I’m thrilled to report that marriage hasn’t changed that. Known as The Cutest Man In The World (TCMITW) to those of you who’ve followed this thread for the last decade or so, Joe is proof positive that soulmates really do exist. I know I’ve found […]
DebraDeAngeloW The best part of last week’s story about my adventures in radio commercials is the part I didn’t tell: getting there. But first, some context. I have the bladder of a hamster. And my urgency ratio is directly linked to my stress level. The higher the stress, the greater the urgency. If I’m anxious […]
Enterprise columnist Whenever I have pictured myself as a soldier, something IÕve done many times over the years, especially during the Vietnam era, IÕve imagined myself feeling totally out of place in war. I imagine myself going along with whatever IÕm supposed to do, because IÕm basically obedient and a conformist, but keeping my thoughts […]
Ann Murray Paige’s fighting spirit — one which inspired thousands of women all over the world to never give up in the fight against breast cancer — was evident even in her final Facebook post. “The docs say they’ve done all they can do,” she wrote on March 9. “You know what I say.” Attached […]
By Jennifer Medina LOS ANGELES — They have tried and failed to loosen tenure rules for teachers in contract talks and state legislatures. So now, a group of rising stars in the movement to overhaul education employment has gone to court. In a small, wood-paneled courtroom here last week, nine public school students weare challenging […]
Dear Annie: I have a 40-year-old daughter who is lazy. When she injures herself, has surgery or is sick, I wait on her like she’s a baby. But I recently needed surgery myself, and she has no interest in helping me at all. A while back, I hired someone to clean her bedroom. It took […]
Dear Annie: You often print letters from older parents dealing with rejection from their adult children. This is literally an epidemic everywhere. Anger and hatred are destroying families. My husband and I have three adult children who were the delight of our lives. We had a typical loving family, with vacations, birthday parties and special […]
Dear Annie: My supervisor rarely states his desires clearly. But if I take the initiative or ask him to clarify, he makes me feel like an idiot. He is condescending and highly critical of most people. He also is a nonstop gossip. He has portrayed me to others as racist, womanizing and incompetent. He has […]
Jan. 25, 1928 – Oct. 31, 2013 “I’ve had a wonderful life,” Ken always said when he reminisced. “I was born in Bergen, the original capital of Norway for hundreds of years. My father, Elias, was a lawyer, Supreme Court advocate, playwright, car dealer, and a baker in his father’s bakery. I think he was […]
The Big Sky Conference, made up of some of the most intriguing gridiron programs in the Football Championship Subdivision, also is home to venues that dazzle nature lovers and history buffs alike. Anyone who follows UC Davis football on the road gets a bonus if they can stay a few extra days and explore the […]
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang. Police said a Sparks Middle School student was the […]