MY LIFE - Befuddled

Let’s get one thing straight from the start. I am not stupid. I know this because I am smart enough to know that I’m not. Nor do I think I’m a genius either, because I’m also smart enough to realize... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Indulge in friendship with a simple, spring brunch

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Now that it’s spring, what better way to fit in a visit with an old friend than by getting together for brunch, leaving plenty of time for another spring activity later that... more

FILM UNFILTERED - ‘Life of the Party’ receives failing grade

HH Melissa McCarthy has had her share of hits and misses in her short film career since breaking out in “Bridesmaids.” She is very funny at times, but like any performer, sometimes the material they’... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Feelings hurt? Call the bias response team

When I was in college and grad school, other students – mostly the “jock” and fraternity crowds – called me all sorts of names because, being the lead singer in a popular campus rock band, I sported... more