| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:07 AM
Headed to the movies this weekend?
"Rio 2" is still going strong at the box office. No surprise, since it's colorful, spirited, fast-paced and fun.
My 8 year old and I really loved the first installment of this franchise and were excited to see the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Darien mom, Candice Hughes, has launched a campaign on Indiegogo to make her idea a reality. This neuroscientist and entrepreneur has developed a video game for teens and tweens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
The game is...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The "vacation of the movies" is ending today, as long as the impending storm doesn't cancel school!
We saw Frozen, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Walking With Dinosaurs over the past two weeks.
The first two films were fairly predictable. ...
| Jan 12, 2014
Exit, Mr. Goodspeed
It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:38 AM
When both of my sons were babies and toddlers, we loved attending our local Music Together classes and have such fond memories of singing "Tingalayo" and "All Around the Kitchen Cock-a-doodle-doodle-doo"!
Now, this wonderful organization, committed to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:42 AM
Hope 4 Autism will host it's 3rd annual 'Strut 4 Autism Fashion Show & Silent Auction' this coming Saturday, July 20th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street.
Take a look at this exercpt from a press release:
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:09 AM
When my oldest son, Sam, was just shy of two, it was summertime and I was very pregnant with his brother. I decided to leave work for awhile...to slow down before the birth of the baby and then adjust to my growing family.
On my last day, a good friend...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:07 AM
My nine year old son came home one day: "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'? My friend was singing it at school!"
I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:07 PM
On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission.
RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials.
FOR THE GUYS...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Americans love the underdog, yet also admire top performers. The Ford F-Series truck line is clearly in the latter group. These trucks have been the nation’s bestselling vehicles since 1982 and the best selling trucks in this country for...