Month: May 2008

The Art of Cooking: Strawberry Harvest

As the cool weather drifts away and the heat of summer starts to settle in, one of the first things that come to my mind is the strawberry season ahead. This season brings fond memories for my family of early […]

From the Editor’s… TiBook

It’s short for Titanium Power Book, the laptop that Apple Computer introduced in 2001. It was the first laptop to carry Motorola’s G4 processor and the first Apple laptop to feature the sleek, utilitarian metallic outer shell that is still […]

Fathering IS Child’s Play

Research continues to reinforce the notion that children benefit from having playful fathers. One study in Germany several years ago examined specific ways in which fathers and mothers cultivate close attachments with their children during the early years, and which […]

Fashion Advice: Rent a Tux or Buy a Suit?

Wedding season is upon us and somewhere along the line you need to ask yourselves, “What are the guys going to wear?” Usually when you ask the groomsmen to be in your wedding it’s assumed they will be renting tuxedos, […]

Review: SIRIUS Backseat TV SCV1

The Sirius Backseat TV allows you receive family programming 24/7 from channels like Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network Mobile, right from your car, truck, or boat. Tests on this unit reveal that it loads quicker than expected and has […]

From the Editor’s… Bed

My two oldest daughters aren’t home tonight. They’re at a sleepover, leaving us with just our two youngest. I don’t recall this ever happening before. It certainly is a different experience. Our house hasn’t a night with just two kids […]

Review: Iron Man

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Allison McAtee, Stacy Stas Directed by: Jon Favreau Marvel has done it. They have made a super hero movie, complete with astounding special effects, that makes us both […]

Covers: An Idiot-Proof Guide

For me, the “cover issue” is a rather polarizing subject. While there are, of course, many tastefully-done covers in the history of pop, there are also an equal (if not greater) number that fall flat on their faces. I began […]