If former first lady Betty Ford didn't make it cool to go to rehab, she certainly helped erase some of the stigma associated with admitting to drug and alcohol abuse. She struggled publicly with alcoholism and painkiller addiction and, as a result, established the Betty Ford Center in California. T ... More >>
After a long night of doing shots in honor of the late Betty Ford (yeah, I'm going to hell. Window seat, please), brunch seemed like the best solution. So I picked myself up and went early Saturday morning afternoon to check out a new brunch spot, and get myself some bacon grease and a bit of ... More >>
The Dallas Historical Society this week released a schedule for its upcoming "brown bag lunch" series, an institution some statistics suggest is rapidly becoming quaint. Brown bag lunches continue to thrive in academic settings, where professorial types are happy to have the chance to lunch ... More >>
Keith Urban plays the AAC
When she's not running the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Nancy Brinker's reading People magazine. How do we know this? Because she has a letter in the new issue (the one with Tyra Banks on the cover) -- specifically, a response to a story the magazine recently did on Betty Ford (or Jerry ... More >>
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