Try harder at being nicer

A couple of years ago, while sitting in on my daughter’s basketball practice, I noticed a father and his daughter sitting next to a Star Wars book. I’m a huge Star Wars fan, so I made my introductions.

A Valiant Woman

Ninety-nine-year old Sue Fuller shared a jubilant smile in the photo on her memorial program at Second Baptist Church, August 15. She also shared a jubilant message.

Quantum Physics for Second Graders

There are big things and small things in our world, and they work in different ways. In the Big World are all the things that you can see around you, so these are the things we learn about first. Even as a baby, you begin to notice that some things are big and heavy and you have to try harder to push or lift them.

Suffield’s Pride: Jenny Sansom Ney

In her 42 years teaching music at Suffield Middle School, Linda Seabury knows a good prospect when she sees one and she saw one in Jenny Sansom: “At 10 years old I knew she had it as a musician; she had beautiful pitch and an incredible dedication to becoming better.”

First Selectman’s Update

I begin with a sincere apology. To all who made it a point on Memorial Day to attend the parade and ceremony as a heartfelt way to show your deep gratitude to our fallen servicemen; and in particular to our honored veterans; I am sorry for the poor sound system that left many unable to hear the meaningful speeches given.

Food For Thought

“America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact — the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.” – Adlai Stevenson