Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by the sweet spot A reader who enjoys an alcoholic beverage (or two or three) wonders how to address comments from his children, especially given their family’s history of alcoholism. ByCheryl Strayed and Steve Almond Oct. 16, 2018 Dear Sugars , I’m a 43-year-old man happily married to a wonderful woman of the same age. We and our two sons, ages 7 and 9, have a great life together. Several months ago, our younger son said, “Daddy, you drink too much beer.” He’s mentioned it a couple of times since then and added my wife into the mix as well, saying that we both drank too much. Recently, our older son joined in by exclaiming, “Another one?!” when my wife ordered a second Bloody Mary at lunch. The thing is, my wife and I grew up with alcoholic parents — my … [Read more...] about My Kids Say I Drink Too Much. Do I?
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BIG game hunting is a controversial subject with many people condemning the practice. While common, it gained widespread publicity in 2015 after dentist Walter Palmer slaughtered Cecil the lion, who was part of a University of Oxford study. In which countries is big game hunting legal? Hunting is legal in many countries around the world, including Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia. Most big game hunting takes place in Africa, with top destinations including including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania. Website Diana Hunting, which offers hunting tours, says: “Big Game - is for many the very essence of hunting in Africa. “Big Game does not just mean big animals, but big challenges and experiences. “Generally speaking it is only in the areas where hunting outfitters operate that the increasing levels of poaching have been brought under control, which elsewhere have grown alarmingly, especially with regard to elephants, over recent years. … [Read more...] about In which countries is big game hunting legal and what dangerous wild animals do people hunt and how much do they pay?
ACTOR Jackson Odell, who is best known for his role in US TV series The Goldbergs, has died in a sober living home in California. The 20-year-old was reportedly found "unresponsive" in one of the "halfway homes" which help recovering addicts in the San Fernando Valley. What exactly is a sober living home? Sober living homes are a group of properties that are free of alcohol and drugs for addicts in recovery. Some are owned by businesses or religious groups, but the majority are run by private individuals. Those tenants staying in the homes have to enter an informal agreement pledging to remain sober. Some have a residential manager that oversees and enforces the strict house rules. Other homes have a social model approach in which each resident has decision-making power. Everyone has to follow house rules in order to stay in the home, regardless of the management set-up. Did Jackson Odell attend a sober living home? The Goldbergs actor reportedly died while at a sober living home … [Read more...] about What is a sober living home, did Jackson Odell attend one, do they exist in the UK and how much do they cost?
Teenager Brianna Jones remembers the first time she punched her mom in the face. "I'm sorry, Mom," she told Kathleen Jones. "I love you, so I'm hitting you." related advertisement Understanding perfectly, the 43-year-old mom admitted, "It's tough to hit your daughter."The pair say the punches they exchange make their mother-daughter relationship stronger for this Mother's Day and give them reason to celebrate. Last month, 5-foot, 3-inch Kathleen Jones won the 125-pound master's championship in the prestigious Chicago Golden Gloves boxing tournament, after finishing second last year."She's the first one who came back with a title," says Carlos Cruz, who trains the mother-daughter combo at his Charley Co. Boxing Club in Oswego, where the rest of his boxers are male. A Marine who did three tours in Iraq, the 34-year-old Cruz was a boxer in his youth. He was working out at a local health club five years ago when he spotted Kathleen punching one of the heavy bags hanging in … [Read more...] about ‘I love you, so I’m hitting you’: Mother, daughter bond through boxing
The plight of tragic tot Alfie Evans captured the heart of the nation and was at the centre of a High Court battle before he died in the early hours of April 28. His devastated parents announced his death to the world on social media and supporters tribute to the little "gladiator" with a balloon release later the same day. When is Alfie Evans' funeral? Currently there is no date set for the tot's funeral but it is likely to be within the next two weeks as he died on April 28. Alfie's Army supporters have already paid tribute to the toddler with a balloon release outside Alder Hey Hospital on the same day. They filled the sky with an array of blue, purple and white balloons to reflect the family's love of Everton Football Club as they sang You'll Never Walk Alone. Floral tributes were also left outside the doors of Alder Hey, which some of Alfie's Army had tried to storm the week before. Tributes to the little boy poured in as the world learnt of his death on April 28, with global … [Read more...] about When is Alfie Evans’ funeral, when did the little boy die and how much has the JustGiving campaign raised after his death?