A Sad Addendum to That "Smallest Baby" Story

Sometimes the news is so painful, you just don’t want to know. A few days ago, I wrote about tiny Melinda Star Guido who, at four months old, is finally healthy enough to go home for the holidays.  Melinda weighed only 9 ½ ounces at birth, and doctors really didn’t expect her to survive.  She was a fighter, though, and after successful treatment for an eye condition and surgery to repair an artery, Melinda faces a bright future.  But today I read about another tiny child, Joseph … [Read more...]

KNIGHT RIDER—AN INCURABLE ROMANTIC? David Hasselhoff Regrets His Divorces

David Hasselhoff regrets his divorces. Describing himself as “deeply romantic,” the handsome star of Baywatch and Knight Rider claims that he’s always wanted to be with one person all his life. You don’t say!?  See, I’m not a big fan of the Entertainment channel; but I seem to recall that Hasselhoff has had quite a few personal “issues” which might make marital bliss a near impossibility.  First married to Catherine Hickland in the 1980s, Hasselhoff left that marriage after … [Read more...]

SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE IN FOUR HOURS OR LESS! (Don’t Try This At Home)

I’m still pondering an article I read this morning in The Onion, that irreverent newsmagazine which specializes in theatre of the absurd.  The headline reads: Zip-Lining Day Trip to Somehow Save Marriage  The featured fantasy couple were facing a plethora of tough marital challenges: An “increasingly hopeless, angst-ridden relationship” A deepening communications gap The husband’s temptation to have an affair The wife’s dissatisfaction with her dead-end job Their indecision … [Read more...]


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