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No Such Thing as a 'Little' Sale Feb. 20, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

On our 25th wedding anniversary, my wife gave me some beautiful diamond cuff links. Unfortunately, I... Read More

When in Oz Oct. 06, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

When in Rome — or Australia, as it were. My family and I spent the past few weeks traipsing ar... Read More

No More Castle on the Hill Sep. 08, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

I've written of the Castle before. I lived in it for a year while I was in Australia. We sometimes h... Read More

Fever Dream Apr. 07, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

When I was living in Australia, I heard about a girl who stepped on an old land mine while traveling... Read More

Wombat Day Feb. 03, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

On Friday, a bunch of bearded white men in top hats and an overgrown squirrel sentenced me to six mo... Read More

Investments Down Under and Way Up North Dec. 06, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We're both 73, and like most Americans, we're starving for yield but scared to reach... Read More

Continuing in Obama's Path Feb. 03, 2017

Linda Chavez

For eight years, conservatives — rightly, in my view — railed against the imperial presi... Read More

Outback Adventure on One of the World's Great Train Journeys May. 29, 2016

Travel and Adventure

By Sharon Whitley Larsen "Be sure to take plenty of reading material!" That was the advice I receive... Read More

Hillary Clinton and Gun Buybacks Oct. 25, 2015

Steve Chapman

Barack Obama promised he wouldn't take away anyone's guns, but gun rights alarmists have spent seven... Read More

Destination Wedding May. 02, 2015

Katiedid Langrock

I hate to fly. Since having my son, I've tried to do it as little as possible. It's one thing to sen... Read More

World Cup at the White Castle Jun. 28, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

When I was 19 years old, I lived in Australia in a house with six other expatriates — three Am... Read More

Journalism On Trial in Egypt Jun. 26, 2014

Timothy Spangler

Three journalists for the news channel Al-Jazeera, including one Australian national, were given pri... Read More

Prince George Visit Quashes Australian Republican Murmurs May. 01, 2014

Timothy Spangler

The visit Down Under by the infant Prince George, accompanied by his parents, the Duke and Duchess o... Read More

Free Range

Apr. 29, 2014

The Old Man and the School Pickup Feb. 27, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

In Sterling, Conn., this week, a great-grandpa picked up the wrong kindergartener from school. The t... Read More

Asylum Seekers in a Rumble Down Under Feb. 20, 2014

Timothy Spangler

The Australian government's hard-line position on illegal immigrants was under direct attack this we... Read More

The Barn

Feb. 01, 2014

Andy Capp

Jan. 08, 2014

The Meaning of Lila

Nov. 14, 2012

The Meaning of Lila

Nov. 13, 2012