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  • Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology

    Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology
    We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living".  This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was in the tub.  When she returned to the bathroom, the little girl had fallen asleep and almost drowned.  It struck a chord with all of us moms...because, we could understand.  The tug of social media, email, constant calls and texts is around us everyday and is sometimes difficult to shut out...even when we're with our kids.
  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...

    Amazing Race: Old Saybrook Students Build Sub For National Contest

     Amazing Race: Old Saybrook Students Build Sub For National Contest
    At the mouth of the Connecticut River in Old Saybrook, they're still making history. High school students in the town where the first submarine was launched 200 years ago have built a new generation of submersible, a human-powered craft that cruises...

    Gruber example of how logic corrupted at liberal universities

    Does the end justify the means? According to MIT professor Jonathan Gruber it does. Intellectual superiority as practiced by super-intelligent liberals is supposed to be accepted by society even though common sense indicates the liberals are wrong....

    Feedback 11/21/14: Feedback on feedback, print size, history and other stories

    •John, Newport News: My Dear "Feedback" folk: Difficult as it is, I will try to be civil about this. It is a ridiculous waste of space, and, moreover, a meaningless affront to us print subscribers to print so-called Facebook Feedback natterings in...