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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Watching 'Phoenix'

Make no mistake, the new German film “Phoenix” is a Holocaust movie.
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Diving into the Food Explorer's Club

What do you do with fermented plums?
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Still a sense of hope on the Hill

People seemed genuinely concerned about the violence in Hamilton Hill, as well as the underlying problems that can help give rise to violence, such as poverty and a lack of jobs.
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Even the sleazy deserve privacy

Until news of the Ashley Madison hack broke earlier this week, I was never really convinced that the website was anything more than a practical joke.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Watching ‘Mr. Holmes’

A fresh and insightful look at the detective
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Death ray suspect seems like bumbler

I find it hard to believe that someone as seemingly dumb and delusional as Glendon Scott Crawford was capable of bringing to fruition such a deranged plan as to build a death ray to kill Muslims.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Creepy Shaker dolls? I'm in!

Certain invitations are impossible to refuse.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Carver: A great idea, but it’s a money pit

It’s nice to see Hamilton Hill residents and leaders rally for a community center in their neighborhood.
Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

Putting vacant churches to use

Whenever I see a vacant church, I feel a pang of sadness. Sometimes they can be put to another use; sometimes there's no saving them.
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Watching “Trainwreck”

At times insightful, zany, rueful, shocking and traditional.

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