Q: My friends, a married couple, are trying to play cupid and hook me up with another single friend of theirs. I went out with him several times, and there just isn't any chemistry, and he's really not my type. I know they are just trying to help, but they keep pressuring me to go out with him again and tell me to act differently around him, be more of a lady. It's getting to be a bit too much.
My boss, managing editor Matt Westerhold, has been getting some heat from our more conservative readers for the column he wrote for our editorial page a couple of weeks ago criticizing Fox News, the right-leaning cable news channel and Web site.
The Ohio congressional candidate known as "Joe the Plumber" suggested in a campaign video that German gun controls contributed to deaths during the Holocaust because Jews didn't have firearms to defend themselves.
I am amazed at how my eating has changed in the past six months. I no longer crave things that aren’t especially good for me. When I go out I automatically look at the salad menu and don’t even think about having dessert.