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I know this section of road. I should after having traveled it for more than 70 years at all times of the year. It's changed over the decades. Shoulders have been widened. The signage is much improved, although I miss the Burma Shave signs and their more
I know Carol’s worried look all too well. It crossed her face the moment I asked, “Have you seen Ollie?” We have been through this too many times, and while I had turned him loose only 15 … more
It was the calm after the storm. The air was heavy with moisture, the trees dripping from Saturday's downpour and wet leaves plastered like sticky labels on the driveway and the car. It was warmer but you knew the weather was resigned to autumn even if more
Honor Flights have become so frequent that they no longer make the news. That was the case Saturday for Honor Flight Uniform, the 17th flight conducted by the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association to the Nation's Capital. The TV news crews weren't to be more
Ollie looked me straight in the eyes and in that instant, I knew he was back... more
The algorithms have taken over. I thought it innocent enough when, after ordering a shirt online, the company sent me ads for the latest and greatest shirts. And, naturally, it was a shirt with my … more
Ollie looked at me, tail wagging slowly. How did he know what I had planned before even getting out my hiking boots and jacket? He watched every move and, when I finally reached for the leash, he stood at the door, looking back to ensure that I was more
Ken stories are folklore in our family. Of all the foreign students we hosted, Ken Nishimura has earned that dubious distinction of being the one to ensure a good laugh at every party. Actually, Ken was the exception. We served as a host family for more
“Smile.” The trio outside the Southwest boarding gate pulled tighter together and gave a smile; only Anthony Palazzo’s was more of a grin. “Smile,” I said a second time waiting for … more
I've found the cure to the monotony of having to drive around the airport. You've noticed to get to most places in Warwick you've got to take either Airport Road, West Shore Road or Main Avenue. When I came to the city long before GPS and there was still more
By HERB WEISS Given employers' need for talent and experience, senior citizen Henry Rosenthal readily agrees with AARP views that it's a sound business decision to hire experienced workers, as supported by the findings of AARP's recently released survey, more
“Sing.” Ollie looked up, his head cocked as soon as he heard the word. Carol said it again and now his tail wagged just the way he looks when he hears the words “dinner” or “walk.” … more
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