About Me: Retired school counselor and freelance editor/writer.
Posted 02/10/2015 01:12:09 EST
Only common sense. All animals should be in protective crates, for their own safety and ours.
Posted 02/10/2015 12:44:27 EST
What a sad state of affairs.
Posted 01/19/2015 11:10:16 EST
Congratulations on speaking up. You are already a winner. The road to success has many entrance points that we should be applaud rather than denigrate.
Posted 11/11/2014 08:37:41 EST
Thank you for the profile. Currently, other historic treasures in town are pleading for preservation: the Porter-Bradstreet Homestead, Mackey Funeral Home, and Whipple Hill, an area of green space tha more »
Posted 11/05/2014 08:26:12 EST
Tom says that the greatly-admired mayor of Boston âunderstood the need to mesh the new (such as explosive downtown development) with the old (including preservation and keeping Bostonâs sense of i more »
Posted 07/14/2014 11:50:46 EDT
Three cheers for Amy. And one for C.K: an insightful commentary with no profanity needed. more »
Posted 07/14/2014 11:43:57 EDT
The Americans: ditto. Why the snub? more »
Posted 07/03/2014 07:37:53 EDT
Watch for The American Academy of Neurology (AAN)position paper on this serious health issue. The statement willbe presented at The Sports Concussions Conference in Chicago, July 11-13. more »
Posted 07/01/2014 09:46:36 EDT
Just what our youngsters sorely need: "a citywide boxing program that would be coupled with an after-school program." Does anyone pay attention to research on brain injury? more »
Posted 03/09/2014 04:38:22 EDT
In the print edition of todayâs newspaper, your headline reads: âNever too young to master the art of boxing.â You could add: âor to start inflicting pain and injury.â Shame on you. As infor more »
Posted 02/26/2014 07:28:09 EST
Easing the standards for acceptable levels of pollutants in the soil is a step in the wrong direction. Contaminated soil poses a real public health hazard. During October and November of 2012, 2,300 c more »
Posted 01/10/2014 10:26:16 EST
This is the first indication that soil on the site was contaminated. What were the contaminants and when were they discovered and removed?
Posted 06/19/2013 07:39:21 EDT
We do not need more evidence of the danger of texting while driving; we need measures to prevent more senseless loss of life. Prohibit all cell phone use in cars, strictly enforce those laws, and ge more »
Posted 06/19/2013 07:16:42 EDT
"I mean, it sucks at first because you get your head punched in the ring." (Dan Corey) Brawn beats brains: The winner in boxing inflicts the greater pain and injury. One ill turn does not deserve more »
Posted 05/14/2013 04:24:12 EDT
Boxing may be a metaphor for life, but it is also an exercise in Russian Roulette. Todayâs Bostobn Globe reports two separate incidents in which a blow to the head resulted in either critical inju more »
Posted 05/09/2013 07:50:47 EDT
Danvers says, "Goodbye." more »
Posted 03/08/2013 08:03:26 EST
School officials who care about the physical well-being of their students as well as their intellectual development should heed the results of the latest European study. Researchers studied approxim more »
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