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My father-in-law was right: “People are funnier than anyone.” Carol called him “Pops,” and so did I. He enjoyed being with people, and even in his days in assisted living and then a … more
The revelations of the past few weeks have been potentially illuminating to the Ocean State's premier political leader. Our once na ve Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Nicholas Mattiello, has seemingly had an epiphany. His more
Ollie has selective hearing. I know, you're going to say dogs really don't think beyond the moment, so saying they choose to hear only certain things and not others is stretching it. But Ollie understands perfectly well. It's not a matter of more
There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
I went to a Planning Board meeting Thursday night. Now that surely isn’t groundbreaking news. I’ve been to many planning and zoning board meetings and I know what to expect. But this one was … more
Gina Marie Raimondo is increasingly becoming a conundrum. Nationally, she is viewed as a wonder-woman. In article after article, national periodicals hold Gina in glowing regard as a magician of a … more
Have you ever lost a car? It happened to me for the second time on Sunday. The first time was when the Providence Place Mall opened and they held a grand event with everyone of any importance in … more
Old and young, everybody loves the pageantry of the circus –although in this year’s presidential race we are witnessing a circus whose performers are sub-par. By the time of the publication of … more
Park at Park View School and walk to the Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park. That was my plan Sunday morning, figuring thousands would turn out to see Bernie Sanders. I called it right Sunday, … more
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) has recently proposed suing energy corporations under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for denying climate change. … more
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