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The boots gave it away. I bought them about 15 years ago for a hiking trip in the Saw Tooth Mountains of the Montana Wilderness. Rick Herr told me there was nothing worse than wet feet and advised I buy boot made with Gortex. I took his advice and was more
Two years after President John F. Kennedy had formally designated May as “Senior Citizens Month” at a meeting of the National Council of Senior Citizens in1963, President Lyndon B. … more
The Coast Guard vessel looked like it meant business. Red and blue lights flashed; crew dressed in navy blue, black boots and carrying sidearms stood on the deck looking in our direction. We couldn't have doing more than five knots, certainly not enough more
I should have listened to myself, but I didn't. With the prospect of saving a few seconds, I didn't delay in answering the prompt about whether I really wanted to delete all the images on the camera. After all, I had copied them to a file, which was more
Most Rhode Islanders, who do not have some sort of umbilical cord connected to our government, want desperately to vote for a real reform-minded candidate for governor. Unfortunately, voters are … more
Scott Avedisian has defied all rumors about his political future up until last week, when he confirmed he would accept the role of chief executive offer at the Rhode Island Transit Authority. I've lost track, but it goes back at least a decade when more
I wanted to forget winter, but the earth reminded me otherwise. Perhaps I was foolish to think it was the time to plant the dahlias, but sun drenched the yard Saturday and in years past I've planted the tubers as early as March. I found the green plastic more
By HERB WEISS ks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2017 National Population Projections, released last month. By 2030, older people are projected to outnumber children. In the next twenty years, more
It has surely happened to all of us, so I suppose that's comforting. But at the moment your screen goes blank and your work disappears, that's of little consolation. How did it happen? What combination of keys were mistakenly hit to cause this? And it more
By HERB WEISS For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals with Alzheimer's or other dementias will surpass $277 billion, which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the more
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