What Do You Call That Pretty Firework?

Cake. Chrysanthemum. Waterfall. If you’ve ever wondered what to call the different types of fireworks you see during a professional show, other than “that cool one that trailed off,” you’ve come to the right place — and can impress (or...

Fireworks Safety

* Use fireworks on a hard, flat and level surface. The surface should be in an open area away from buildings, vehicles and shrubbery. * Use a long-handled lighter so you can keep as far away as possible. * Light one at a time. If it doesn’t light, don’t...

What To Love Most About Dad

Psychologists say fathers give children a sense of well-being, self-control, inner strength and all that good stuff. But forget all that. Let’s get real. Dads are fun. Maybe there is a Dad School somewhere that teaches them basic Dad stuff because they more or...

Fathers In Film Have Changed Over Time

It’s the month that celebrates Father’s Day, which makes it a good time to reflect on the ways fathers have been portrayed on TV. Dads have traveled quite the route, starting with the 9-to-5 businessman who steered the household, steady and secure. The...

Road Trips for June

Welcome to June, when thoughts turn to vacations. School vacation, work vacation, whatever — it’s summer and it’s time to chill. Or travel. Looking for something fun to do this month? Here are some events to fire up your brainstorming and kick off...