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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Watching “Love & Mercy”

An excellent biopic about Beach Boy Brian Wilson
Monday, July 6, 2015

Responses stir further fireworks thoughts

I’d like to expand upon my Sunday column about fireworks with some additional thoughts and insights gleaned over the long holiday weekend.
Sunday, July 5, 2015

 Here’s to  a Fourth  with the ’works

The 4th of July isn’t a holiday I usually make big plans for.
Thursday, July 2, 2015

A trip to the zoo

I didn’t even need to bring any toys
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Many missteps in hunt for escapees

With any luck, it will be a long time before New York sees another prison breakout. But if and when another escape does occur, officials should look to this one for guidance on how not to respond.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Prison break a black eye for New York

Yes, the prison-break story was riveting drama.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Weddings: Straight or gay, just one variable

I’m getting married in September, and if there’s anything I’ve learned, it’s that planning a wedding is a lot of work — an endless cascade of things to do.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Watching “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

I like comic book movies, even bad comic book movies. But this one is actually a good comic book movie
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Anti-flag sentiment gathers steam

If people want to display the Confederate flag at their homes, or affix Confederate flag bumper stickers to their cars, or wear Confederate flag clothing, they have the right to do so. I find the flag objectionable, but what I’m objecting to is flying it at state Capitols, in places of honor.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Tuck & Patti at The Van Dyck

Sublime duo at a classy, relaxed setting.

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