Columns

MY LIFE - My underwear story (again)

Note: As I am once again tempted to take tap dancing lessons, this time free at the Woonsocket Senior Center, this column written more than 20 years ago came to mind and I thought I would share it. I... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Cumberland’s Letourneau shares onion soup and brats recipes

CUMBERLAND – Tom Letourneau grew up in Providence, the oldest child of five, in a tenement house located where Route 10 sits today. He’s been a Cumberland resident for a long time, and this week he... more

FILM UNFILTERED - New zombie movie is an entertaining mix of the living dead and a literary classic

Two and 1/2 stars In the event you haven’t been paying attention over the last few years, zombies are everywhere. They are all the rage. Brad Pitt enjoyed mediocre success in his “World War Z” and “... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Video games do children no favors

A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher – a friend of mine – that he’d broken his iPad. “Oh!” my friend said. “What a shame. Did you drop it?” “No,” the boy said, very matter-of-factly. “I... more

SMART MOVES - Get rid of clutter for a quicker home sale

Along with her husband and four young children, Tawra Kellum has moved more than a dozen times. But despite the family’s crammed schedules, her household has managed smooth transitions in every case... more