Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Stories of the Times

It is a time in history when you are better off ignoring the television news and reading that good summer novel instead of the newspapers. The headlines only make...

Dealing With Pre-College Apprehension

Some people say that the teenage years are the hardest to get through and I’d have to agree. It’s the summer before I head off to college, and after...

Reflections on the Casey Anthony Acquittal

I was on the beach when I heard of Casey Anthony’s acquittal, the news delivered to me by the woman on the next blanket over. She had just learned...

No Place Like Home

One of the nicest things about traveling is being able to come home again. I have recently returned from three of the most gorgeous places on earth: California, Hawaii,...

Perils of Text/E-Mail Communication

It is one of the biggest ironies of modern life that there are so many more ways to communicate, and yet the road to misunderstanding is more riddled with...

Men in Power Setting Bad Examples as Role Models

I have many men in my life that I adore: brothers, my father, father-in-law, and of course, the two who live in my house and give me great joy....

Cranbury-Plainsboro Little League Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Cranbury Plainsboro Little League, which started out with a handful of kids playing on land where cows used to graze, is celebrating its silver anniversary this year —...

Royal Wedding Brings Joy

In the midst of war and disaster, there is a spot of joy in the world today, and that is in merry old England, where a handsome prince is...

‘Think Positive’

If there ever was a case for not believing everything you see in print, it’s last year’s Farmers’ Almanac which predicted a “kinder and gentler” winter overall, especially compared...

Tragedy in Japan Triggers Fears At Home

I grew up with a brother who enjoyed Godzilla movies, so I remember the images of the scaly, dinosaur-like giant tearing apart Japanese cities, innocent citizens screaming in fright...

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