Along with eye color and a knack for rolling your tongue, an obsession with the grass around your house is hereditary, I have learned. It is also, apparently, a sex-linked gene, because no little girl has ever been born wanting to mow the lawn.
The wife bonus.
There's room in her used Ford Escape for the mattress, the Coleman stove and a 40-year-old North Face tent that's still in great shape. But she's worried there won't be enough room for all the books she wants to take.
One advantage to being a reporter is, people generally feel obliged to return your phone calls. Not always, but often enough that you can learn interesting and important things.
Voters have spoken, and Maryland's own Harriet Tubman,who led slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, should replace President Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill.
A child's mother is his first defender, and she can be his biggest champion. But lucky is the child who grows into an enduring and companionable friendship with her mother.
I left my hometown of Pittsburgh about the same time the jobs left.
Paying to tour a lavishly decorated Baltimore mansion or one of its opulent gardens while other parts of the city stagger to recover from civil unrest may seem frivolous, if not utterly insensitive.