Man of the House

April 17, 2009

En Route to the Heartland

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ Posh is telling me how she knows someone who knows someone with “a farm in mid-state,” where if you give the – Read More...
April 24, 2009

That Corn-Fed Spirit

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ Our tour of Midwestern universities gets off to an excellent start when – I think it was at Purdue – the – Read More...
May 1, 2009

Chicago Is a Meat and Greet on College Tour

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times We are creeping along the Chicago expressway when I decide it is time to merge into the right lane. For some reason, none of – Read More...
May 8, 2009

Chicago Is a Meat and Greet on College Tour

We are creeping along the Chicago expressway when I decide it is time to merge into the right lane. For some reason, none of the other drivers is letting me – Read More...
May 15, 2009

When London Calls

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LONDON ~ A wonderful thing, a daughter. It’s what the creator gave me instead of a way with money or a firm jaw line. – Read More...
May 22, 2009

Her London Glow

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LONDON ~ So here’s what happens. My dad asks if I want to go to London with him, and I say, “Sure, chap, totally,” – Read More...
May 29, 2009

Toilet Paper and Leftovers

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ Some kids TPd the house the other night, a dopey yet time-honoured American tradition that I had feared was beginning to – Read More...
June 5, 2009

A Dazzling End to Childhood

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ “I’m going to Starbucks,” Posh announces. “Want anything?” “No.” “Sure?” The way to mess with Posh’s head lately is to not – Read More...
June 12, 2009

Sext and the City

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ Keeping a relationship alive these days isn’t easy. So, in an effort to demonstrate my commitment, I just sexted my wife – Read More...
June 19, 2009

Reaping Values in Kindergarten

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ~ School can only do so much for you. To this day, I always have to look up the spelling of Anne – Read More...
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