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Friday, September 21, 2018

The weekly columnists in The Free Press are a great source of news and opinion - both local and global. Click on one below to start your journey.

  • In a perfect world there would be more time. Maine tomatoes would ripen before the Saturday afternoons got chilly, and there would be time to harvest and use or preserve every soft, warm, red fruit in decent weather before things get . . .
  • Watching movies set in old England, it’s obvious the aristocracy lived the idyllic life. When they wanted something done, they had one of the servants get on it. It was a perfect arrangement except for the fatal flaw that the serving class . . .
  • No pressure, but there’s just under a hundred days left until Christmas. Fortunately, with the bounty of the garden available to us, we can get a jump on some gourmet gifts from the kitchen. I feel a bit foolish churning out lots of jars of relish when . . .
  • Faces of Our Homeless: A Smile and a Heart
    “A smile and a heart,” said a woman shopper about what comes with the free clothes, food and household items provided for the 300 or so homeless people in our area who are clients of the Knox County Homeless Coalition. . . .
  • Q: How do I get my 3-year-old son to stop hurting his sister, who is only 16 months old? He continually pushes her over, pinches and hits her, and the latest thing is, when she’s lying on the floor, he sits on her. I’ve tried just about . . .
  • Some father and daughter time had been scheduled, because she was leaving soon for the West Coast and a first job out of college. Father was trying to be wise and encouraging but not really succeeding. So there we were, sitting by the window . . .
  • I’d been in Sweden for about four days when I first became jealous. I’d been invited there, as a former staffer from the Bernie Sanders campaign, to lead a series of trainings for a moderately sized national political party . . .
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