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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

A yes to raises for tipped workers

Should New York’s tipped workers get a raise?
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

There’s no need for casino sequel

I appreciate it when people do what I want, but I’m seldom surprised when they don’t.
Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Watching “The Theory of Everything” and “Wild”

Not great films, but well worth watching
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Nothing can justify barbaric attack

I don’t think we really need to know all that much about Charlie Hebdo to know that what happened on Wednesday was appalling and reprehensible.
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

The Proposal

A kind of special start to the new year
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

No easy answers to NY’s decline

There’s been some hand-wringing lately about the recent Census Bureau report showing that Florida recently overtook New York in population, making the Empire State the fourth-largest state in the country.
Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Cuomo’s reality no match for words

When I learned that former Gov. Mario Cuomo had died, my first instinct was to ignore all the coverage, which I was quite sure would portray him as the greatest person in the history of the world.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Some wishes for 2015

I enjoyed 2014, but I’m excited about 2015.
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Watching “Birdman” and “Whiplash”

Two good, but maybe not great, films
Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Reopening casino bids seems ill-advised

Earlier this month, when the Gaming Facility Location Board announced its casino license recommendations, I really, truly believed that the selection process had come to an end.

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