| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A drawing of the Lucas Oil Stadium by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck sold for $1,500 on eBay, reported NFL.com.
It was reported that a collectibles company gave index cards to NFL rookies in May and asked them to draw something.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A good friend told me a few years ago he would not allow his kids to wear sports jerseys unless their name was on the back.
His philosophy is simple. You have your own name and you know what it represents.
While it made sense, I still thought his...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
The toughest thing to find on the Internet, besides a phone number for eBay, might be free downloadable music. Everyone's buying music at iTunes or Amazon.com or streaming it at Spotify, Slacker or Pandora.
When pride of ownership at no cost matters,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
I dipped a bite of French toast into a small puddle of syrup as Krysta flipped through television channels. “Have you ever seen this show?” she asked.
“What is it?”
“It’s called ‘Say Yes to the Dress.’...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:29 PM
My grandfather thinks that I spend too much time on my cellphone. So does my other grandfather. Two against one. Maybe they’re right.
I use my cellphone to text my friends, call my cousins, check my email, read my horoscope, respond to Facebook...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
I had an interesting conversation with my daughter the other evening. I had just received a package in the mail and I was looking over my new purchase as she was doing her homework. Seeing the opportunity to procrastinate, she looked at me holding the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:09 PM
"Someone came to us and said, 'Hey kids, do you want to make a movie?'" Judy Blume said with a laugh when I spoke to her by phone last month about the upcoming release of the film adaptation of "Tiger Eyes," based on her 1981 novel. "No, that's not what...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
It's random present-giving season or, as Chaucer put it, "'Tis spring, when small birds make melodies and invitations to sendeth gifties doth impregnate already swollen mailboxes."
With all kinds of impending baby and bridal showers — often in that...
| May 19, 2013
| 6:18 AM
After 30 minutes on the phone with Duane Siebert, I'm pretty sure he's not crazy, but I'd understand if you wanted to argue the point.
Siebert owns a toner refill company in Tavares, selling to nearly 200,000 customers in more than 135 countries. He's...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
In the bustling hallways of the state Capitol on Wednesday, the first day of this legislative session, a few of us fell to talking about Joel Gonzalez — although, tragically, nobody could remember his name.
Gonzalez showed up for a gun legislation...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:27 AM
I collapse in bed on the verge of a coma after Day One of my two-day estate sale. The sale was to clear out the home of my parents, who have moved on to assisted living.
That the coma did not come was an ambiguous blessing, because in its place...
| Mar 16, 2013
Q: Does a dealer have to disclose major body and frame damage to a buyer? I should have gotten a Carfax report when I bought the car but I didn't. The dealer bought the car at auction, repaired it, and then sold it to me. The dealer never mentioned the...