How Are You?

An upcoming doctor’s appointment had me wondering how I was going to answer the Dreaded Question of “How are you?” A response of “Fine, thanks, how are you?” was probably not going to be sufficient.

Healing Broken Hearts

Earlier in May, former NBA player and recovering addict Chris Herren spoke at an assembly at Suffield High School. It wasn’t the first time he spoke there, but this time, in the parlance of our youth, it just got real.

Food For Thought

“There is no teacher equal to mother and there’s nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father.” – Amit Ray

First Selectman’s Update

In my March column, I detailed my vision for a vibrant Town Center and Suffield’s fiscal independence through commercial development, necessitating moving the Town Highway Garage. Now we’re knee deep in spring, and what better time to get into the weeds of the relocation?

Be a Neighbor

It was a luxury car, red, and had New York plates. It pulled up to me, and a couple – maybe in their mid-60s – were looking for the movie theater. They had lived in town years ago, and had come up from New York City to see what’s become of the place.