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MY LIFE - Whap-whap-whap!

You hear the sound “whap-whap-whap”and the first thing you think is helicopter, right? But as I have learned the hard way, you’d probably be wrong. Back in the 1980s when I was driving my little red... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Autumn’s a perfect season for pork chops and applesauce – despite the weather

LINCOLN – It was a very long week “vacationing” in not-so-sunny Florida with the impending threat of Hurricane Irma. My husband and I recently became property owners in central Florida (for our... more

FILM UNFILTERED - Action fans will enjoy ‘American Assassin’

HHH Hoping to strike in the absence of the Bourne and Bond films, comes a new entry into the action genre. Perhaps not since the heyday of Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Mel Gibson has there been such... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Growing up, I was no big deal

I am a member of the last generation of American children who were no big deal. No one made a big deal over me, ever. Not my mother, my father, or anyone else. For my parents, raising me properly was... more