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Mark Twain for Christmas

Cindy Lovell | Posted 12.19.2016 | Parents
Cindy Lovell

The letter from Mark Twain (real name Sam Clemens) to his toddler Susie is a holiday classic in our family. Reading it aloud has become an annual tradition, and if you celebrate Christmas and Santa's generosity to well-behaved youngsters, I predict reading it will become a tradition in your family, too.

A Thanksgiving Disaster

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 11.27.2016 | Comedy
Paul Janes-Brown

It was one of the greatest Thanksgivings of my life. The reason for us being there was all but forgotten because we were at The Metropole. Secretly, I hoped my mom would screw up the next Thanksgiving too.

Moving Beyond the Nation's Impasse: Shutdown Week 3

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

In traveling the country, I've repeatedly been asked: What's going on with the government shutdown and the country? Are we as a nation falling apart?

Group Collects Superhero Capes For Newtown Kids

Posted 12.21.2012 | Impact

For the youngest survivors of the Newtown shooting, one group is working to give them a little extra 'superpower' to help them heal. In the wake of...

Connecticut Archdiocese Plans Ministry To Counsel Gays, Lesbians Against Having Sex

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Although New England is generally considered one of the most liberal U.S. regions, one Connecticut-based archdiocese's take on the state's lesbian, ga...