Walsh’s Wonderings — Winter bodies in summer clothes

It’s upon us, people, so don’t say you haven’t been warned. We’re officially in that seasonal purgatory where temperatures dance between freezing and “Do I really need a jacket?” With spring’s arrival come the pale, winter-ravaged legs freed from the tyranny of pants and paraded in shorts like bleached pasta. The change of seasons in New England highlights the absurd … read more

Walsh’s Wonderings — New rules for talking

I’m all for free and open communication, and goodness knows we could use more of that in the legislative buildings of Hartford and D.C. these days. However, there’s a reason for the old adage, “Silence is golden.” There are times and places where talking isn’t a good thing. For instance, anything said through a closed bathroom door probably shouldn’t be … read more

Op Ed: International Women’s Day

By Jane Ferreira International Women’s Day historically originated from the labor movements at the turn of the 20th century in North America and in Europe, which focused on the horrendous working conditions of women. Since 1909, women have raised their voices for the end of their continued oppression throughout our global communities. Today, International Women’s Day has unprecedented attention throughout … read more