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Thursday, October 1, 2020

We want to put the spotlight on You!

We believe that everyone has something unique about them, a personal story that should be shared so others can learn, be entertained or inspired....

A socially conscious scholar: Patricia Illingworth

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge - Ambition alone can propel us towards success.  But sometimes ambition is combined with something else. For Patricia Illingworth,...

Committed to helping others: Ruth Whitney, a connected woman

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge - Ruth Whitney, 75, is a native of New York state. She came to Cambridge the summer before her...

Marisa McCoy – a love for all things horticulture

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Wellesley - At the age of three, Marisa McCoy was already tending to nasturtiums and peonies in her garden with...

Adam Frost – Computer professional uses experience to help others grow

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Boston - A common belief is that people into computers are too nerdy to be sociable and awkward with others....

Margaret Gadon: Trailblazer in her field

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge - Margaret Gadon, an internist, age 67, could fool anyone into thinking she’s half that age with her vibrancy...

Jan Latorre-Stiller, a warm-hearted woman

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer Waltham - Even when she was a young woman, Jan Latorre-Stiller, now 68, worked on behalf of elders.  Perhaps, it’s...

Judy Norris, an in-the-trenches advocate for women

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer Somerville - Judy Norris, 81, is a Jill-of-all-trades. She’s worn many different hats these past 13 years as a more...

Our Secret Mom-Poetry Project

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Throughout the secret project, the children impressed me the most. They all knew the secret, they all helped, and they...

Former casino manager now counsels gamblers

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Region - Charlie Ordille spends many days and nights at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville talking to gamblers. But he’s not a...