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I'm Irish in This Way

Terry Marotta | Posted 05.17.2014 | Good News
Terry Marotta

I am Irish in the way that I know the story of the first of us to come here, a woman in her 50s in the 1850s, fed up with the injustice of it all, the hunger and the dying and finally, last straw, the death of her only son in the Crimean war, his blood spilled for England, in England's war.

Christie, Public Officials and Emailing

Joel Cohen | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Joel Cohen

When one listens to the news, or watches the "comedic"-news (Stewart or Colbert), one wonders, daily: 'How can someone be so stupid as to commit that to writing (by email or text)?' And yet, such stories surface almost hourly.

Mitt, Waldo, Tip, Ted and the Real Revolution

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

As Brown goes to Washington, he is aware of the history in "The People's Seat." He would be wise to consult Emerson's 1841 quote, "There is properly no history, only biography."

Come Honey, We'll Do the Beds: Comfort for Caroline in Case it Doesn't Happen

Terry Marotta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Marotta

When I was a girl I thought Caroline Kennedy was the only other Caroline in the world besides the ones in my family; Caroline is my 'real' name and also the name of my mother and her mother too.