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Opinion: Give us credit

While it seems summer has just begun, the kids are already buying backpacks and planning class schedules. Some of their friends, we’re told, have already found their way back into the classroom. For our...

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Opinion: Bicycle fortune

Just got off the phone with my excitable brother, who called in a no small state of agitation over a find he’d made in the attic over Mom’s garage. Seems our old bicycles were...

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Opinion: Let’s play Bocce

Our friends Len and Helen invited us to their house to play Bocce with some other folks from church. Len thought he read somewhere that this was a great sport for Unitarians. But it...

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Opinion: Advil mix-up

All summer I have felt tired. At first I thought it was just my body finally slowing down after 10 months of juggling teaching, parenting and marriage. Then I suspected that my thyroid gland...

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Opinion: Back to school already?

Commentary by Heather Kestian It is almost upon us: that glorious time of year when the kidlets go back to school! I realized this when we went shopping for a birthday present for one...

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Opinion: Spreading the word

Our kitchen renovation required cleaning out several drawers filled with exotic spices, most of which I had never heard of: anardana, advieh, amchoor powder and ajwain, to name a few. (Yes, my wife had...