| I tracked my online habits, and here’s what I found
While visiting us with her parents over Thanksgiving, my niece Cassie noticed me frequently, idly scrolling through my Twitter feed on my iPad. After she asked how much time I spend on that site every day, I decided to keep an online media diary. This column discusses my results.
| Santa Stories contest winners from Songs of Good Cheer, 2016
Since 1999, Mary Schmich and I have been hosting “Songs of Good Cheer,” a holiday sing-along at the Old Town School of Folk Music, and every year we have a reader contest. This year’s was a Santa-story contest. And here are the winners.
| Buffalo Grove father, son share a nonbelief
From the archives, the one in which my editors decided to let me use the word “assholes” in the newspaper. You can get a sense from this what good copy Rob Sherman was.