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  • DOUBLE TROUBLE: Achieving a milestone of geek parenthood

    It’s probably no surprise that my husband and I, both science-fiction geeks in our own right, are doing our best to raise two little geeks. For the most part, I’d say, we are succeeding admirably.

    June 30, 2014

  • sig - critter companions RGB And three make eight

    I hope everyone had at least half as much fun as I did at this year’s Dog Days of Kenmore, which would mean that I had twice as much fun as you. I met a lot of new pooches and people and it was another great, popular event.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • sig - critter companions RGB A summer hodgepodge

    I was recently asked by a columnist at Farm Show Magazine what my biggest tip for training chickens is.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • sig - critter companions RGB CRITTER COMPANIONS: Bringing home work

    Every year when the summer comes around, I think about internships.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • SUN LIFE summer camps 1 060814.jpg Boredom busters

    Summer vacation is on the horizon for Western New York schoolchildren, more than two months filled with promise and freedom —but all too soon, all that promise could turn to protests of boredom.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Looking for artistic inspiration

    Learning to paint pictures is even more fun than it used to be in the Niagara Region.

    Case in point: There is an open bar during painting classes at the new 24 Below Art Gallery and Cafe in Niagara Falls.

    June 9, 2014

  • SUN LIFE winetruck 1 060814.jpg Ice cream for adults only

    Peter Causyn was at a food truck “rodeo” in Buffalo when the idea hit him.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • DOUBLE TROUBLE: So many reasons to feel so very proud

    I now know more about the Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly than I would have ever thought possible.

    June 9, 2014

  • sig - critter companions RGB CRITTER COMPANIONS: Summer reads -- first batch

    It’s basically summer. What that really means is that I have to wait several months to find out why there was a three-year time jump in Leslie Knope’s life in “Parks and Rec” and how Mitch and Cam are doing in “Modern Family.”  I am also eagerly waiting to find out how Nick Burkhardt is going to deal with another Grimm in his town.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • SUN LIFE collide-a-scopeart 1 060114.JPG NT celebrates its roller derby connections

    Since 2007, the Queen City Roller Girls have made North Tonawanda their home — and for five of those years, the Carnegie Art Center has showcased a derby-related exhibit culminating with “QCRG Day” and festivities leading up to the league’s championship bout.

    Now, changes are coming — but not before one last hurrah in NT.

    June 2, 2014 2 Photos

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