Mr. Nixon loves Mr. Mao.

It was a risky move in 1972 when President Richard M. Nixon decided to make cordial overtures to communist China. The USA and China had been at odds since 1949…

Enjoy your pickle.

Founding father Thomas Jefferson wrote: “On a hot day in Virginia, I know nothing more comforting than a fine spiced pickle, brought up trout-like from the sparkling depths of the…

Set a different alarm.

Routines can be mind-numbing.  So why start your day with one?  Why not wake up at a different time on Monday than you do on Wednesday?  It doesn’t always have…