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COREL LITE

COREL LITE BOB AND JOY SCHWABACH CorelDRAW is one of the great business graphics programs. It came out many years ago, one of the first heavy-duty programs of its type, and remains a mainstay to this day. It’s a great program, revised many times, but with a fairly steep learning curve. Now its namesake maker […]

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GRAHAM CRACKER BROWN BREAD

GRAHAM CRACKER BROWN BREAD Peter D. Franklin The perfect baking book? It just might be “Baking in America: Traditional and Contemporary Favorites From the Past 200 Years” by Greg Patent (Houghton Mifflin, $35). It would seem unlikely that a professor of zoology with a doctorate from the University of California would author such an outstanding […]

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CULTURAL QUESTIONS ABOUT SEX BEG FOR MODERATE, REASONED ANSWERS

CULTURAL QUESTIONS ABOUT SEX BEG FOR MODERATE, REASONED ANSWERS Georgie Anne Geyer WASHINGTON — If you’re feeling for the nation’s pulse this summer, don’t look at Iraq or the Middle East, or even Liberia. Look at what is happening with our sexual mores. A decision last spring by the Supreme Court, ruling essentially that Americans […]

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GIRL BEING PRESSURED FOR SEX LEANS ON SISTER FOR SUPPORT

GIRL BEING PRESSURED FOR SEX LEANS ON SISTER FOR SUPPORT Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: My sister, “Heidi,” and I are very close. We share a room and confide in each other about everything, with the understanding that nothing will be revealed to our parents or anyone else — no matter what. Heidi recently told […]

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EARLY STIMULATION PROMOTES CHILDREN’S LEARNING ABILITY

EARLY STIMULATION PROMOTES CHILDREN’S LEARNING ABILITY Dr. James Dobson QUESTION: What causes a child to be a “slow learner” — one who just doesn’t learn like other children in the classroom? DR. DOBSON: There are many hereditary, environmental and physical factors that contribute to one’s intellect, and it is difficult to isolate the particular influences. […]

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THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF GEORGE W. BUSH

THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF GEORGE W. BUSH Richard Reeves WASHINGTON — There is an old baseball story that was, I think, first told about Frankie Frisch when he was player-manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1930s: The Cardinals’ right fielder misplayed a routine fly ball into a double, and Frisch angrily took the guy […]

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VIOLENCE IN TUNISIA SOUNDS ALARM FOR MIDDLE EAST

VIOLENCE IN TUNISIA SOUNDS ALARM FOR MIDDLE EAST Georgie Anne Geyer TUNIS, Tunisia — If anyone needs still further warning of the potential disaster in the Middle East should the unspeakable violence in Israel/Palestine continue, he need only look at this tolerant and open country. For although no one knows exactly what happened on the […]

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FREE SPEECH ON THE RUN IN THE WEST

FREE SPEECH ON THE RUN IN THE WEST John Leo Law professor Eugene Volokh calls it “censorship envy.” Muslims in Europe want the same sort of censorship that many nations now offer to other aggrieved groups. By law, 11 European nations can punish anyone who publicly denies the Holocaust. That’s why the strange British historian […]

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WOMAN WHO’S A REAL CATCH HAS TROUBLE FINDING ANGLERS

WOMAN WHO’S A REAL CATCH HAS TROUBLE FINDING ANGLERS Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: Call me confident, but I know I am a real catch. But for the life of me, I can’t get a date with the “right” kind of guy. Abby, I am beautiful inside and out. I was raised in a great […]

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WHERE DOES THE EASTER BUNNY LIVE?

WHERE DOES THE EASTER BUNNY LIVE? Dee and Tom Hardie Dear Dee and Tom: My granddaughter wants to know where the Easter bunny lives. Any ideas? To pacify her, we said it was Florida because it’s so far away, she won’t be able to visit the bunny. — Kath in Michigan Dear Kath: Where the […]