Opinion

This just in: Parenting is hard

This just in: Parenting is hard

By Katherine Fallon

1 Image

Eleven months ago, my first nephew, Enzo, was born. We weren’t able to be there for his birth, and it took several months for me ... [Read More]

RECENT ARTICLES


April 19, 2018

 
Taking off on a high-flying adventure

Welcome to spring…and pollen season! I don’t know about you, but I’m glad to see one of those. You can ... [Read More]

Book review: Tahereh Mafi resurrects Shatter Me series with strong sequel Book review: Tahereh Mafi resurrects Shatter Me series with strong sequel

"RESTORE ME," by Tahereh Mafi, HarperCollins, 448 pages (f) (ages 14 and up) [Read More] 2 Images

Book review: Rachel Hartman's 'Tess of the Road' doesn't live up to its sister novel but still provi Book review: Rachel Hartman's 'Tess of the Road' doesn't live up to its sister novel but still provi

"TESS OF THE ROAD," by Rachel Hartman, Random House, 544 pages (f) (ages 14 and up) [Read More] 1 Image


 

Jack of some trades Jack of some trades

I have mentioned before that I am not good at not being good at things. Historically, I have shied away from anything that didn’t come naturally to me the first ...
1 Image [Read More]

Local groups gear up for spring productions

It’s a great month to be Irish — and I am! I’ll be breaking out the green and wearing it proudly all month long.
[Read More]

Herding cats Herding cats

Right after Queso died, a kitten started showing up outside of our house, sleeping in the bushes beside the front step. Our existing stray seemed none too pleased, until, one ...
1 Image [Read More]

Fuzzy hearts, chocolates and stupid Cupid

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone is all loved up during this month where we focus on hearts, flowers, chocolates and all things warm and fuzzy.
[Read More]

Book review: Pierce is back with a Harry Potter-like tale of Numair's mage training days Book review: Pierce is back with a Harry Potter-like tale of Numair's mage training days

"TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER," by Tamora Pierce, Random House, $18.99, 480 pages (f) (ages 12 and up)
1 Image [Read More]

Book review: Strong third book revives the Me Before You series Book review: Strong third book revives the Me Before You series

"STILL ME," by Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, 400 pages (f) (ages 16 and up)
2 Images [Read More]

Reflections of a new year Reflections of a new year

I was reading an article recently about the 1990s being the best decade in history. The argument was a sound one, although I needed no convincing. I was a child ...
1 Image [Read More]

Everyone on the bus Everyone on the bus

Arriving back to the office after grabbing lunch, I receive a phone call from the elementary school Principle about my son and a scuffle on the bus. This leads to ...
1 Image [Read More]

Brand spankin' new year

Well 2018 is upon us, all brand-spankin’ new. It’s exciting, isn’t it?!
[Read More]

Star Wars: Battlefront 2, The Review Star Wars: Battlefront 2, The Review

Battlefront 2 is a larger step than Battlefront 1 in engulfing the Star Wars fan completely into the fandom of that galaxy far, far away.
1 Image [Read More]

Consider propane, please Consider propane, please

Consider propane, please   By Katherine Fallon   We have been talking about getting a grill for a while now. My partner is a serious Consumer Reports researcher, and identified ...
1 Image [Read More]