Yet my former cat Oreo was always dumping the trash bin, licking out the soup cans, and then getting stuck when he tried to clean the bottom. I cannot tell you how many nights I woke up to a clanking thumping ghostlike noise, which always turned out to be Oreo, backed into a corner and trying to shake off his soup… » 12/21/14 1:11pm Today 1:11pm

I made that switch 15 years ago. Join all the local bar associations. Try to do legal education outside your job. Look at people's name tag and make an introduction. We get 75 resumes for each opening. Knowing someone and making a personal connection is crucial. » 12/17/14 12:42pm Wednesday 12:42pm

My husband loved the scene in the SOA finale where Tig is being comforted in Venus's ample and supple bosom. I want a pillow of her torso, just so he can snuggle it when he can't sleep. And because it would be fabulously creepy. » 12/11/14 5:01pm 12/11/14 5:01pm

If you are outraged/saddened/just compelled to do something productive after reading this article, go to DonorsChoose.org. Type in your zip code, or a search word like "autism" or "high poverty" and browse the stories of teachers trying to crowd source for their classrooms. It's amazing and eye opening and addictive… » 12/11/14 2:29pm 12/11/14 2:29pm

I worked for a passive-aggressive boss like that. She liked to ask me to define things. "Ms M, we were just served with a lawsuit." "How would you define lawsuit?" "As this thing that was handed to me by a process server." "How can you be sure it's a lawsuit if you can't properly delineate the parameters for a… » 12/10/14 2:38pm 12/10/14 2:38pm

My seven year old daughter, MidwesternDramaQueen, is so excited to watch this tonight. I want to encourage her love of music and theater. So I will watch this through her glowing eyes, and be happy for all the little boys and girls who got to live their dreams on live TV last night. » 12/05/14 5:09pm 12/05/14 5:09pm