Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Love of the news-on-paper

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer This month marks thirty years since I began writing a freelance column for a local weekly newspaper from my home...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

The courage to begin

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Pia the young osprey perched at the edge of a massive nest constructed atop a pole on an island in...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Time for a spot of tea

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer One cold dark morning, in spite of everything, I woke up. The news of the world was disturbing. Wars and suffering....
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Peace. Love. Ukulele.

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer If more people played the ukulele, this old world might be a more peaceful place. When I decided to learn the...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Always one more (weird) thing

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Is something awry in the atmosphere? Or is it me? First, the track pad on my new laptop quit.  I also use...
Bill Levine with his friend Lee, to whom he passed on a job opportunity that was a perfect match for him.

With a little help from our friends

By Bill Levine, Contributing Writer REGION - My childhood friend’s 70th birthday party was basically a boys’ night out at his house. Our octet of...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Evil plastic thingies and other modern conveniences

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When faced with a major life crisis, most of us rally. We face it, figure out what to do, and...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Back-to-school envy

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Do other grown-ups gaze longingly at the “School Supplies” store shelves at this time of year?   All those lovely blank notebooks...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Keep your eye on the hole, not just the doughnut

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Physically, I was driving in the sunshine to New Hampshire, looking forward to a pleasant visit with my brother and...
Janice Lindsay writes about her 30 years as a newspaper columnist.

Perk up, Little Sister

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Little Sister was a perennial pink geranium, alone in the corner of a small garden. She was tiny and thin,...