MY LIFE - Tales of the lost and found

A letter from my friend Nora arrived today. In it she told me how she had recently misplaced her driver’s license after she’d gone to vote last week (she lives in Texas). “I knew I would find it soon... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Add a beer twist to Shepherd’s Pie

CUMBERLAND — “Both my parents, Dick and Dottie Grady, are half Irish and half French-Canadian,” said Karen Buckley, state/national sales representative at The Valley Breeze. “We grew up listening to... more

FILM UNFILTERED - ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ takes viewers on a fantastical journey

HHH1/2 Sometimes, the fact that I am not an avid reader comes in handy being a film critic. One of the greatest complaints you often hear from people is that “the film was nothing like the book.” It’... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - The truth about lying

Parents of children who habitually lie can breathe a huge sigh of relief – The New York Times says that budding Pinocchios are more intelligent than kids who tell the truth (“Is Your Child Lying to... more

SMART MOVES - How to know what you want when house-hunting

With grad school behind her, a public relations specialist told her real estate agent it was time to buy her first house. Topping her list of preferences: A two-story colonial built of stone. But... more