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Carol knew from the start. I suppose I’m more trusting…well, naïve. There was pounding on the front door. Ollie raced downstairs and I followed. At first I didn’t see anyone, and then … more
Our 72-year-old vice-president, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., is contemplating throwing his hat in the ring for the 2016 Democrat primary for president. Affable, gregarious, endearing, and a … more
“It was swollen, you wouldn’t believe it,” Jack Hunter was saying. The words were drifting away…literally. I strained to hear what happened next. I could tell from the inflection in … more
Perhaps more than any other time in our country’s history, voters are searching for something drastically different in their primary candidates for the presidential nomination. Washington and … more
This past week, Rhode Island lost a political colossus who had changed the landscape of our capital city forever. He was a charismatic retail politician who humorously used to say he “would go to … more
On Nov. 4 last year, Rhode Islanders chose a governor from a field of three distinctly different candidates. Democrat Gina Raimondo prevailed with 40.7 percent of the vote. The beyond unique … more
I didn’t need all the media hype to tell me we were in for a storm. I just looked at Ollie. He stood at the top of the stairs, head down, gazing aimlessly. His tail drooped, yet his posture … more
I remember winding clocks was a Sunday ritual for my grandfather. As a boy, I’d follow him from clock to clock, marveling at how they varied. Some were wound with flat keys that looked like … more
It’s been said that trends move from west to east – that what’s the rage in California will eventually work its way east, and as Rhode Island is as far east as you can go before the Atlantic, … more
“Dad,” Ted said with an element of excitement, “we’ve got you a Christmas present.” As Christmas was a week ago, this came as a surprise. I waited for him to elaborate. “I can drop … more
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