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Cannabis Books: A Very Short, Opinionated List
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Cannabis Books: A Very Short, Opinionated List

I emphasize history, politics and personal experience. Books on science and pharmacology grow quickly out of date. I don’t know ...

Perfect Day!: Take a stroll down Main to The Perfect Sweet
April 3, 2019 No Commentby

Perfect Day!: Take a stroll down Main to The Perfect Sweet

Strolling down Main Street in Warren is an almost-every-day occurrence for me. When your job demands hours in front of ...

Lunar Notes
April 3, 2019 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: You feel like it is a brand-new day for you — and it is. You’re busy, active and at times ...

Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.

Charlotte Silverman is a first-year at Brown University and already has an Oscar under her belt. Period. End of Sentence., ...

Lunar Notes
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: It is nose to the grindstone time for you. You might not like what you are doing but you ...

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child's play
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child’s play

Parenting in the age of climate change can be overwhelming. As I try to raise my young children to be ...

Locale Profile: Gettin' Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour and a lot of love
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Gettin’ Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour and a lot of love

“They look like my wife’s hair,” David Strenio said as he guided the cavatappi pasta cascading from the extruder in perfectly ...

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

The sands of time are shifting in Rhode Island, and not just metaphorically. Coastal erosion is a problem in the ...

Stop Being So Plastic: Single-use items threaten the environment -- but we can stop the threat
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Stop Being So Plastic: Single-use items threaten the environment — but we can stop the threat

For decades, Rhode Islanders have been working diligently to restore Narragansett Bay. By the 1980s, much of the bay’s waters ...

A Green New Deal: This people-first solution reflects RI’s roots
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

A Green New Deal: This people-first solution reflects RI’s roots

Rhode Island enjoys the unique advantage of having accessible natural resources. After work, I have the option of driving 30 minutes ...