Cyber Monday gives a big boost to mobile commerce

Here is an accurate prediction for a change: No matter how Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales turn out, one big winner of the Thanksgiving shopping e...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Roses need winter protection

Roses need winter protection

Most roses need some sort of winter protection. Right now (mid-November) the most important advice we can offer is “not yet”. The time to ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Surfing for Cyber Monday deals

Surfing for Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday - the biggest, busiest online shopping day of the year - is a great way to avoid the Black Friday crowds and still find deals on your hol...

November 19th, 2017 |  


The fact that Trump has kept certain campaign promises helps explain his allure

President Donald Trump’s first year in office has been more consequential than many of his detractors have understood. It’s important to a...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Stories of harassment that we’re not hearing

With each new allegation that yet another powerful man harassed or abused his colleagues, I find myself thinking about the women we’re not heari...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Farewell Howard

To the editor,This letter is a tribute to Howard, the Literate Fish, who lived in his aquarium home on the counter at the checkout desk at the Portsmo...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Supporting small businesses

Somewhere in a bustling little store sits that unique, last-minute item that would perfectly round out your holiday shopping list. Small Business Satu...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Ah, yes, summertime

Ah, yes, let’s hear it for the good ol’ summertime. Summer means so many different things to everyone. For the kids, it’s a break fr...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Here’s what ‘not’ to talk about this Thanksgiving

We are at that interesting time of year when we gather together at Thanksgiving feasts with friends and family members we may not see all that often.A...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Economics isn’t unreliable, we are

The financial crises of the last two decades, and our failure to predict them, have wreaked havoc on more than just the global economy. The bursting o...

November 16th, 2017 |