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Ken stories are folklore in our family. Of all the foreign students we hosted, Ken Nishimura has earned that dubious distinction of being the one to ensure a good laugh at every party. Actually, Ken was the exception. We served as a host family for more
“Smile.” The trio outside the Southwest boarding gate pulled tighter together and gave a smile; only Anthony Palazzo’s was more of a grin. “Smile,” I said a second time waiting for … more
I've found the cure to the monotony of having to drive around the airport. You've noticed to get to most places in Warwick you've got to take either Airport Road, West Shore Road or Main Avenue. When I came to the city long before GPS and there was still more
By HERB WEISS Given employers' need for talent and experience, senior citizen Henry Rosenthal readily agrees with AARP views that it's a sound business decision to hire experienced workers, as supported by the findings of AARP's recently released survey, more
“Sing.” Ollie looked up, his head cocked as soon as he heard the word. Carol said it again and now his tail wagged just the way he looks when he hears the words “dinner” or “walk.” … more
“This is crazy.” Of course, Claude Bergeron was right. Friends thought we were crazy when we told them we would be racing to Rio. And then they would laugh when we explained. For nautical … more
I pulled into the Quinn Funeral Home parking lot, the wipers intermittently swiping drops from the windshield. I stopped as a couple, arm in arm, crossed the slick pavement hurriedly for the entrance. I circled the lot. It was packed, even though some more
“Did you hear that?” I stopped, Ollie tugging on the leash to carry on. The woods were quiet. Ollie was anxious, his hunting instincts had kicked in. A deer had crossed our path early on … more
“You don’t want your credit card?” asked the incredulous voice of the young man on the other end of the line. “What can we do to keep your business?” I was steadfast. “It has … more
Bushy eyebrows. You're probably wondering what that has to do with anything, least of all a birthday party. That is until you meet cousin Nicholas. He's got the wildest eyebrows of any of us in the family. I can't say that for certain, for unquestionably more
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