July 18, 2010



I’m an enthusiastic list-maker:  “Things to Accomplish Before the In-Laws Arrive,” “Books to Read,” “Summer Salad Recipes to Try,” “Ways I Could Be A Less Bad Person ...”

Still, I cannot imagine the kind of adult who makes a list of people to tattle on.  The type of...

May 2, 2010


I recently learned that my Grandma Guy was a daughter of immigrants.  Of course, I knew we’re all descended from immigrants unless we are Native American, but I never gave much thought to where my ancestors came from.  To me, we were just part of the big, boring Wonde...

July 8, 2007

Next year on Independence Day we'll still picnic, we’ll still watch fireworks, we'll still fight wildfires and George Bush will be president of the United States.  Still.

It's hard to celebrate the birth of our nation when the guy who has done more to tear it apart th...

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All of Barb Guy's columns appear here. There are 159 of them, beginning in 2003 and ending in 2013. The newest one is on top and you can work your way backwards if you like.

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