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“You don’t want your credit card?” asked the incredulous voice of the young man on the other end of the line. “What can we do to keep your business?” I was steadfast. “It has … more
Bushy eyebrows. You're probably wondering what that has to do with anything, least of all a birthday party. That is until you meet cousin Nicholas. He's got the wildest eyebrows of any of us in the family. I can't say that for certain, for unquestionably more
You guys know Ollie. He’s been the subject of many columns. He’s a spotted coon hound we adopted from the East Greenwich Animal Protection League some five years ago, maybe longer as we have lost … more
113th Saint Mary's Feast this week Fun times are head this week and next weekend with the 113 St. Mary's Feast in Knightsville. Held on the corner of Cranston St. and Phenix Ave., the festival will be open this Wed-Fri from 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 3 more
“I’ve got to fit it,” I said. “That should be the family motto,” replied Carol. She had a good point. We’ve have lots of things that should get fixed, but somehow even though there … more
The election season of nonsensical marketing, cheap assails on competitors, and forgotten relevant philosophies, is in full gear. What may be lost in the actions exhibited so far is any relative information to real issues. Thus, begging the inevitable more
It's time that I consult a dog whisperer, if there is such a person. I thought I pretty much knew what Ollie was thinking until the other morning. Now I'm wondering if he's psychotic. Or have I triggered some genetic switch like a broken record - more
There's a good thing about swimming pools on days like Sunday. They're full of water. Then there are some not so good things about pools, like trying to keep them clean and closing them up for the winter. Actually the closing isn't nearly the task of more
The king has arrived, so watch out. I'm not talking about city or state politics. Rather this is the king fisher. They're magnificent birds that look to have been designed for aerial combat - the F-18 of the avian world. With a proportionally long beak more
This is the time of year when Mother Nature's bounty needs a haircut. That's what I did for a part of Father's Day until I realized I was missing out on a swim and enjoying a beautiful day. But the growth was bothering me and a few snips with the hand more
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