OK, kids, into the bedroom and under the covers. We'll lock the door and stand guard. Ring the bell when you're ready for food or need to go the bathroom:
PITTSBURGH - To the list of simple childhood pleasures whose safety has been questioned, add this: eating snow. A recent study found that snow — even in relatively pristine spots likeand the Yukon — contains large amounts of bacteria.
We're lucky we even survived childhood, aren't we? I suppose they're going to tell me it was wrong for my cousin and me to have BB-gun fights. I don't even want to know what they think about playing with matches. Oh, and, younger brother, sorry about what I snuck into your soup. If I'd only known about the bacteria . . .