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  • Albright Theatre to present 'Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre Company will  present its holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Seizing the day with John Dryden

    I nearly fell off my chair last Saturday when I read John Dryden’s moving letter to his former students. Widely circulated on social media, the letter ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Gone campusing

    I took Noah for his first campus visit Monday morning. Actually, he took himself. He drove the hour and a half it took for us to get there, on mostly ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Holiday cactus care

    I decided to change things up last Christmas and purchased a holiday cactus at the local nursery, in addition to planting my usual Amaryllis bulbs. It ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Nobody told me there’d be weeks like these

    What a week. I could have used an extra day. Add to that the fact that it seems like the people I live with would rather I weren’t – well, except for ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Garden queries – Tips, tricks to helping perennials survive winter

    Aside from your allergies, this weather does all kinds of crazy stuff in your yard. The varying temperatures can cause your perennials to do all kinds ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Fall laziness pays off in the perennial bed

    With Halloween on the way, there are promises of spooks and frights to make us jump, but none scarier to gardeners than the first frost and (eek!) the ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Trick or treat? Feeding the need to read on Halloween

    “Yes! Awesome idea! Why didn’t I think about that?” I said, as I "liked" my friend’s comment on my Facebook post, wherein I’d solicited ideas about wh ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:45 am
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