Opinion

2014 Election: Crime seems to be up. Why do you think it's a hot button issue in this election?
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

2014 Election: Crime seems to be up. Why do you think it’s a hot button issue in this election?

RI Governor Todd Giroux (D): The economy is in prolonged recession in RI, the crimes of opportunity are up. People are ...

Opinion: Censorship on the Fringe
August 4, 2014 1 commentby

Opinion: Censorship on the Fringe

The political situation in the Gaza Strip has dominated the news recently, and there is a substantial variety of reasonable ...

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education
August 4, 2014 No Commentby

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education

Zombies, Brains and the FY 15 Budget Rhode Island has officially entered the race to the bottom. The new Speaker ...

Alt Parenting:  Beach Etiquette 101
July 29, 2014 2 commentsby

Alt Parenting: Beach Etiquette 101

My mother is a certifiable beach Nazi. If a child throws so much as a grain of sand her way, ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Allegedly Aloe Verifiably Vera
July 23, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Allegedly Aloe Verifiably Vera

When I was a kid, we didn’t have no insurance. We didn’t have a damn thing. You had to be ...

Motif Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Motif Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Happy Birthday Motif! To celebrate Motif’s 10th birthday, we wanted to get stories and reminiscences from some of the people ...

Fathers Are People Too!
June 13, 2014 No Commentby

Fathers Are People Too!

We all bring our gifts to parenthood and dad’s gifts are what we should be celebrating on Father’s Day, as ...

Approaching Unknown
June 11, 2014 No Commentby

Approaching Unknown

Dream the greatest dreams, be the most kind and wonderful soul you can be. Give from the bottom of your ...

Alt-Parenting: Taking Back Mother’s Day
April 25, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Parenting: Taking Back Mother’s Day

Inevitably when I ask my fellow moms what they’re doing for Mother’s Day, I receive one of two responses:  (1) ...