Not long ago, my daughter-in-law Dallas sent a picture to the whole family of my son Steve holding their five-month-old son. Dallas realized too late that it revealed more of my son’s white legs than she’d intended. Our other son Jeff typed a reply, “Those are really nice shorts, Steve. Do they have them in…

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Today we present some relatively useful facts with which you can impress your friends… Each day, 167 American businesses go bankrupt, while 689 new ones start up. In the UK today, just 30 percent of workers will take a proper lunch break. This year, Canadians will leave more than 31 million vacation days unused. Each…

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I love travel stories. The most memorable are those in which something goes badly wrong. I have lost my passport, my luggage, and my lunch on a bumpy flight. But that’s small potatoes compared to the adventures of the unwitting travellers you’re about to meet. Brit Adams was passing through Munich, Germany. As he waited…

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