The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 6

OK, I’ll never pick against my home team again. I promise, Dad.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

No fuss over gay marriage in New York state

Unlike the controversial SAFE Act, which remains a sore subject and source of motivation for disgruntled supporters of gun rights, same-sex marriage has quietly slipped off the political radar, at least in the Empire State.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

The Afghan Whigs, Live

A great band puts on a great concert
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Report fuels fracking cynicism

Since the early days of his administration, the issue of fracking has been a thorn in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s side.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Activists still selling peace, but is public still buying?

From my perspective, the renewed focus on Iraq has been a profoundly depressing development, a Groundhog Day-like return to the scene of one of America’s greatest foreign policy disasters
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Watching “Love is Strange”

A gentle and romantic film that might make you cry, and cheer you at the same time.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Schenectady sidewalk repairs a step in right direction

I wrote a column back in August about quality-of-life problems, such as littering and jaywalking, and suggested cities might be able to retain and attract residents if they pay more attention to them. Shortly after the piece ran, I received a phone call from a Schenectady resident named Dave Harris. ...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 5

Yes, I'm picking against my own team
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

$350 gifts not real tax relief

Yes, property taxes in New York are high — for many people, too high.
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Walking to waterfalls

Not mountain hikes, but nice woods walks nonetheless

columnists & blogs

Log into

Forgot Password?