Bobby Forand

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Book Review: A Cricket’s Trick or Treat by Leo C. Frisk, Jr
November 5, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: A Cricket’s Trick or Treat by Leo C. Frisk, Jr

The backstory of author Leo C. Frisk, Jr is nearly as intriguing as the story itself.  Frisk somewhat stumbled into ...

Book Review: Ned Handy and Kemp Battle's The Flame Keepers -- The True Story of an American Soldier’s Survival Inside Stalag 17
October 7, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Ned Handy and Kemp Battle’s The Flame Keepers — The True Story of an American Soldier’s Survival Inside Stalag 17

I think that everyone has an important story to tell. Some may be better told than others, but all would be ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Ferruolo Home Improvements
September 23, 2015 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Ferruolo Home Improvements

There’s something heartening about a family business, buoyed by the business owner’s dream to work hard to build up a ...

Book Review: Thomas D’Agostino's Haunted Rhode Island
September 2, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Thomas D’Agostino’s Haunted Rhode Island

Fall is my absolute favorite season. The temperature is at a close to perfect level — not so hot and ...

Book Review: Karen Lee Boren's Mother Tongue
August 26, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Karen Lee Boren’s Mother Tongue

I’m sure people can spend hours debating what they feel is the most difficult part of writing, and there will ...

Book Review: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sanity
July 29, 2015 1 commentby

Book Review: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sanity

Dick Martin was born and raised in Gloucester, RI, and made his living as a teacher at Burriville High School ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Lang's Bowlarama
July 8, 2015 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Lang’s Bowlarama

There’s nothing like a good night of bowling. Something about being in a bowling alley inspires a nostalgic feeling of ...

2015 Summer Reading Guide: Classics and Local Soon-to-be Classics
June 3, 2015 No Commentby

2015 Summer Reading Guide: Classics and Local Soon-to-be Classics

I wanted to do things a little differently for this year’s summer reading guide. There are so many fantastic classics ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: M + L Landscaping
May 27, 2015 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: M + L Landscaping

No one expected it to happen, but the air started to get warmer in the middle of March and the ...

Book Review: Jeff Danielian's Seasonal Ramblings
April 29, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Jeff Danielian’s Seasonal Ramblings

It took me a bit of time to find a connection with Jeff Danielian’s first book of poetry, Seasonal Ramblings. ...