Story by Katie Cork Photos by Dov Friedmann Anne is a mother with two young children who also works part-time as a community relations director. Always on the go, she finds little…

Story by Jim Merk Photos by Dov Friedmann Almost nine years ago—on Sept. 12, 1992, to be precise—Dr. Mamoru Mohri was togged out in his NASA astronaut pres­sure suit, helmeted and flat…

by Miranda Kenrick My cousin in England writes that her 24-year-old daughter goes on holiday to Rhodes with a group of friends. They do not do much except he by the resort…

by Ev. Kenny Joseph A little boy overheard two fathers talking. One said, “I’ve been married for 44 years and we’ve never had a fight.” His Dad said, “Wow! I wish I…

by James Bailey Writing about popular entertainment is not rocketry science, which is the main rea­son why Corky and I like writing about entertain­ment. Being simple, straightforward guys, we naturally appreciate the…

by Robert J. Collins Research and development has been going on for several decades. Despite periodic setbacks and amusing little errors cropping up along the way, results have been remarkable. The products are…

by Robert J. Collins St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. Boy, do we know that. (Name another nation with a patron saint so famously connected to it. Germany? Peru? Canada?)…

by Robert J. Collins 1. There is only one baseball team in Japan — the Giants. (There are play­ers from what must be other teams, but we’ll never know anything about them…

by Robert J. Collins We all know the story. Japan is a nation of people just a few generations removed from cen­turies of splendid isolation. While the rest of the world was…

By Jim Merk Photos by Dov Friedmann Every family has one; that person who absolutely hates getting photographed. Cajole, threaten, plead—no matter what you do, this person will simply not cooperate with…

By Jim Merk Photos by Dov Friedmann Masterful performances of your favorite composers are a delight to the ear, while lovely ladies dressed in splendid purple gowns are, of course, pleasing to…

by James Bailey On Dec. 5, 1996, after lighting the National Christmas Ttee in Washington, D.C., Pres­ident William Jefferson Clinton told the assembled throng: “America’s Christmas tree is famous all over the…