Columns

Impending divorce puts winner in bind

July 12, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek To most people, winning the lottery is a dream come true. You may have a lot more “friends” than you used to, but winners are thrilled to be able to share their good fortune with loved ones and enrich their family’s ...

Coulibiac

July 12, 2019

When I worked in a fancy French restaurant many years ago, we served a popular menu item called “Coulibiac of Salmon” (ku-LEE-bee-ak). It was an elaborate dish with a beautiful presentation. As I remember, there was a salmon fillet topped with ...

Two humorists, pair of presidents are ties that bind

July 12, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Whenever my parents needed a humorous lift, they gravitated to one of Art Buchwald’s columns, which were regularly published in a certain Detroit daily during the 1960s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. While in college ...

German Pensioner Thinks She's Being Cheated By US Social Security

July 12, 2019

By Tom Margenau Q: I am 66 years old. Even though I am now a U.S. citizen, I spent the first 30 years of my adult life living and working in Germany. But I have lived and worked in the U.S. for the past 15 years. I get a generous retirement pension from the ...

Hunger

July 12, 2019

We are in Boulder, Colorado visiting our daughter. Three things happened that made me think about hunger in a profoundly different way. One of my favorite things to do on vacation is to check out the local food scene. We were lucky to happen upon Boulder ...

An up-and-coming lawyer got an early education in 1953

July 12, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Harvard, the nation’s oldest university, has always possessed a certain magic about it, perhaps never more so than 11 years ago next week when the Ivy League school conferred degrees on members of the Class of 2008. Best-selling ...