Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Complex Simplicity: My Adventure into thin hair

Once upon a time, I had hair.That period—up to age 29 or so—was marked by several unfortunate hairstyles, ranging from a childhood “bowl cut” to the near-mullet that marked...

Gardening Adventures: Open house features new, exciting plants

Pleasant run nursery. (Photo courtesy of Craig Dupée.) A look at Copper...

Ewing Then and Now: Judge Alfred Reed

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Betting on Black: The online shopping haven for big and beautiful babes

Shopping for plus size cocktail dresses onlineIt seems like I have had to shop for dressy dresses a lot lately. We have three weddings within 10 months, and basically...

Life Lessons in Ugly Packages

I’m an optimist who believes that (almost) every cloud has a silver lining. Setbacks give children an opportunity to grow — case in point, three tough experiences recently for...

Going by Train in 1957 — Not Many Did

When we arrived in West Windsor in 1957 the trains on what we now consider the main line tracks were those of either the Pennsylvania Railroad or the Jersey...

Meet the Trenton mayoral candidate: Eric Jackson

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From the Robbinsville Schools: Learning lessons from the Robbinsville Little League softball team

By Steve Mayer Along with most of our community, I watched with great pride and admiration as our girls played in 2013 Little League World Series in Portland, Ore. The girls...

For the Best Role Models, Don’t Look Far

I left for my year abroad in Paris at the end of August. The night before I left home, I said goodnight to my siblings, Katie and Will. Though...

Looking Back: Saturday at the Dump

When we moved to West Windsor in 1957, everyone who had their own house was responsible for disposing of their own trash, garbage, and other household waste. There was...

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