Open your front door, lean out to listen and you'll hear two things: First, the sound of your electric bill tripling as you let conditioned air escape your home. And second, the silence of children not at play outdoors.
Simba wandered into Lisa's yard about a month ago. Looking like a tiny, fluffy tiger, this stray kitten knew a sucker when he saw one, and immediately he batted the lashes over his golden eyes and brushed against her leg.
Oh, Tom, Tom, Tom. You big, adorable, darling idiot.
It's been a few weeks now since Tom Cruise, star of "War of the Worlds," criticized Brooke Shields for using antidepressants to cope with her post-partum depression. But his words aren't easily forgotten.