June in the Treasure Valley often includes plans to enjoy the great weather and a plethora of outside activities. In addition, you may want to add to your schedule a plan to celebrate Idaho Wine Month. Since 2009, Idaho Wine Month has been devoted to marketing and promoting Idaho wine and ci…

Tim Woodward’s new columns are alternating with previously published “Woodward Classics” during the pandemic. This one originally appeared in The Idaho Statesman in 2010, following the death of actress Lynn Redgrave.

It’s no secret people under a certain age (I’m going to put it as high as 50) throw around the word “like” as if they lived in mid-1980’s Beverly Hills. “Like” gets used as much as the word “the,” functioning as the filler word of many non-Californians’ daily lingo.

When we first moved to Indonesia, we were advised not to take anything that was too precious to us. Mold, humidity, bugs and just the general wear and tear of shipping by ocean container could wreak havoc on our stuff.

My wife and I are in a stage of parenting where we can’t get away with spelling words aloud around the kids anymore. Our son is a great reader and can sniff out a secret-parent-spelling code faster than you can spell i-c-e c-r-e-a-m.

In the interest of full disclosure, I was a fan of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” long before it was turned into a movie. I’ve seen the show three times on Broadway, so I’m more than a little biased. With that in mind, I’m still thrilled to say that the film version of this Tony Award…