Pieces of them

I saw it there the other day, but forgot to remove it. A car launcher for a new toy my son received for Easter sat at the top of my purse as I went to reach for my wallet this morning at the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru. I smiled, realizing how busy I was last...

Advice sought on Earth Day

As the world celebrates the 44th annual Earth Day, my backyard poses a bit of an environmental dilemma. Or maybe you could call it a habitat hardship. Blogs over the past six years have featured mentions of morning doves in my back porch’s rafters. It seems...

Embracing Easter

A co-worker bought hyacinths the past two days to take home after work, and the newsroom smelled so fragrant. Another co-worker remarked that while the white lily is the flower of Easter, it’s the hyacinth that makes him think of Easter. Plenty of signs point to...

Another one to explain

Picking up the newspaper from the front porch as we waited for the school bus, the top headline caught my fourth-grader’s eye. “Teen stabs 22 at high school.” Beneath the headline is a photo of parents and students hugging, two looking visibly upset....