• June 16, 2017

    She and FLOTUS on the move

    Forever and ever, permanently, 100 percent, She is retiring from teaching and will be back home as surely as FLOTUS takes up residence with POTUS in the White House, writes J.P. Devine.

  • June 9, 2017

    And this is how it ends

    His next and last book, a memoir — which requires honesty — needs a title change, J.P. Devine writes.

  • June 2, 2017

    Is that our song?

    She may not remember that She and JP have their own song, but Doris Day, among others, brings back memories from the ’50s, writes JP Devine.

  • May 26, 2017

    Try to remember

    JP Devine remembers the stories he grew up with of the men who fought in wars far afield.

  • May 19, 2017

    Holy Communion: the really big deal

    Anticipating the celebration this weekend, the pageantry of the event and the innocence of the children awakens memories of his first big drama, J.P. Devine writes.

  • May 12, 2017

    Dying is easy, comedy is hard

    In Trump’s Great Massacre of Truth era, comedians still must take the stage, still must make us laugh lest we go mad, J.P. Devine writes.

  • May 5, 2017

    Hips, aisle 4; knees, aisle 7

    Wisdom thrives in the modern day agora — the supermarket — where trouble seems to seek him out, writes JP Devine

  • April 28, 2017

    Hello, White Satin, goodbye Red Rover

    She, a woman of dazzling hues, opts for a car as white as a freshly ironed shirt, JP Devine writes

  • April 21, 2017

    Things remembered after the long wait

    The recent release of Tony Sanborn on bail after he spent 25 years in prison on a murder charge is a reminder that habits developed over time don’t disappear overnight and things remembered can come back, J.P. Devine writes.

  • April 14, 2017

    These are the spices of life

    Culinary surprises can sometimes bring a fresh dose of reality, J.P. Devine writes.