No. No. NOT Again!

Another school shooting. More than 400 people shot in over 200 school shootings since Sandy Hook (New York Times, February 15, 2018).

Performance Reviews Make Sense

While attending a Town Meeting on the budget, I happened to notice that employees who were not unionized, were given raises that varied significantly from one to another.

The Power of Flour and Zest

This is all about using the right ingredients, the right tools, and the right techniques…

Blowing in the Wind

Before and during January’s Blizzard Brody, many of us weather-watchers heard forecasters toss about terms that we have never or rarely heard.

Take a Lesson from Churchill

I am often annoyed, even disgusted, by the movies promoted in the Coming Attractions at nearly every movie theater.

Fall in New England

Doesn’t everybody in New England love the fall season, even when it isn’t the most beautiful one on record?

“No Second Paragraph”

I believe that my parents and grandmothers started reading to me when I was a small baby and since then I have always loved reading and libraries.

From Armistice to Veterans Day

November is upon us and with it comes thoughts of upcoming holidays. For us of the baby-boom generation, one of the most special was one called Armistice Day – not a day full of shining ornaments or brightly colored wrapped gifts, but a very special day indeed.

Paradise Found

The sea lions, pelicans, iguanas, sea turtles, giant tortoises, and many other creatures on the Galapagos Islands live in peace together with “most” human beings.