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Tell Us About Your Job, Amusement Park Ride Inspector!
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Tell Us About Your Job, Amusement Park Ride Inspector!

It’s the sort of job most kids wouldn’t believe an adult could actually have. Don Fleck travels the world inspecting ...

Narragansett in the Summer
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Narragansett in the Summer

What’s there to do in the oceanside town of Narragansett — that narrow strip of land running along the eastern ...

Rivers on the Rebound
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Rivers on the Rebound

Everyone loves a good comeback story, right? Rhode Island’s great environmental champion, the late US Senator John Chafee, was fond ...

Alt-Health:Terrible Ticks
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Health:Terrible Ticks

My friend Dan was a guy full of energy; when he was stressed out, he retreated to the woods for ...

It Does Mean a Thing: Providence Swings
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

It Does Mean a Thing: Providence Swings

There is only one thing that makes Rhode Island a swing state and it isn’t controversial. Providence Swings, a non-profit ...

Alt-Health: Was it Something You Ate?
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Was it Something You Ate?

Feeling virtuous, you order a spring greens salad at the new vegan restaurant. After some sparkling mineral water and fruit ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Manton Avenue Project Gala
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Manton Avenue Project Gala

Dear Nick, As you may know, there are many great RI organizations that are near and dear to my heart. ...

Tammy Laforest: Mx. Bisexual RI 2017
May 29, 2017 No Commentby

Tammy Laforest: Mx. Bisexual RI 2017

[See Tammy Laforest as our pin-up: http://motifri.com/pin-up-tammy-laforest-mx-bisexual-2017/] “It’s a gender-neutral word: it could mean genderless, it could mean girl, it ...

Advice from the Trenches: Bye, Kitty ... and Sandy
May 24, 2017 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Bye, Kitty … and Sandy

Dear C; I just buried my poor old cat after caring for her while she was sick. It was a ...

Camp No Counselors:  You Just Might Have the Time of Your Life…
May 17, 2017 No Commentby

Camp No Counselors:  You Just Might Have the Time of Your Life…

I never attended summer camp as a kid, but I’ve seen Meatballs and Dirty Dancing enough times to know that I probably ...