Once you become an adult with a job and bills and maybe other people sucking at your literal or metaphorical teat for sustenance, your birthday stops becoming a big deal. Or it should stop becoming a big deal, unless you’re some sort of ego maniac who has to tell strangers at the grocery store, “Hey, see this cake…
May we all have this much heart and groove when we're ninety.
Things are never that serene inside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant, what with all the overstimulated children running around and all, but things got especially wild at a Chuck E. Cheese in Dearborn, Michigan, yesterday when a brawl broke out during a birthday party.
After a couple snatched her purse at a Florida gas station, 73-year-old Patricia Robertson bit the man, then clung to their getaway car, getting dragged several feet. They were arrested after a bystander saw the commotion and called 911.
Details of a post-election email written by Obama's half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, to family and friends have been leaked to the public. Maya wrote about the confusing range of emotiond she felt on the days surrounding the election when she had to deal with the death of her grandmother and her brother's historic…
Barack Obama's grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, died today in Honolulu after a battle with cancer. Although she won't get to see her grandson elected President of the United States tomorrow from this vantage point, maybe she can have a word with someone upstairs about the grandson she so obviously adored. [Washington Post]