January 17, 2012 RSS feed / Family & Friends

Cleaning to keep flu at bay

PORTLAND F lu season is no joke. The muscle aches, fever, chills and fatigue that accompany the virus affect 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. More...

Celebrating the Chinese New Year with Asian cooking

Chinese New Year begins Monday and is the most important of traditional Chinese holidays. It is known as the “ Spring Festival” and marks the end of the winter season. More...

Lindell, and the Christmas Eve fiasco

Shore Duty A wife’s perspective on life in the military

Lindell has never been particularly shy. It’s all part of the gig being the youngest of three. I know from experience; like Lindell, I have two older brothers. More...

House rules for digital kids

BRUNSWICK The holidays are over. The New Year has started. Over the holidays, many kids may have received tech-toys for gifts. Computers, video games, cell phones, and electronic screens are ubiquitous in our lives and the lives of our kids. More...