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  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • Kids Read & Write: week six

    Kids Read & Write: week six
    "Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So Smart Miss Know-It-All" by Rachel Renée Russell I read an amazing book called "Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All." The author and illustrator is Rachel Renée Russell. Nikki is the main character....
  • Benefit of downtime a real no-brainer

     Benefit of downtime a real no-brainer
    You're sitting in front of a computer screen, trying desperately to write the greatest workplace advice column in the history of the world and it's just not coming to you. Then you step away for a few minutes (hours) and occupy yourself with something...
  • Swift Justice: Eviction, wills and judgment collection

    Dear Jackie, I have a tenant that I am in the process of evicting. The judge ruled in my favor for restitution. The tenant is making no effort to leave the premises, and I am in the process of having him removed by a constable through the courts. The...
  • O.J. Simpson gets another day in court

    I've been writing this legal advice column about small-claims issues for the past two years, and it has been an honor reading and responding to your questions. I've truly enjoyed delving into so many different topics and points of law. But change is...
  • Must my civility be yours?

    Last fall, I received an email from a columnist in Toronto who noticed that I used a column she had written as one of the online readings for a class I teach on column on and opinion writing. The columnist wrote to me to ask about the course as well as...
  • Whom do I go to for advice? And whom don't I?

    I'm not the only person who writes a regular column on ethical issues. But awhile back, I pointed out that when facing my own ethical issues, I had no one to write to for ethical guidance. "It would be a conflict of interest to write to a competing...
  • 'NALT' Christians need to speak up

    "I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- attributed to Mohandas Gandhi As Dan Savage tells it, it began years ago when he'd go on CNN or MSNBC to discuss LGBT issues opposite the likes of Tony...
  • The growing but quiet acceptance of regifting

     The growing but quiet acceptance of regifting
    By some accounts, most Americans have done it. They've repacked, rewrapped and resent unwanted presents to a new recipient. A survey in October 2011 by home fashion retailer HomeGoods found that more than half of the 1,000-plus respondents had regifted,...
  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway

    "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway
    “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre. Written by Mark St. Germain,...