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  • UConn visit provides chance to witness greatness

    February 21, 2016 - 10:29pm

    The doors to Minges Coliseum opened 90 minutes before Saturday’s scheduled 8 p.m. start, and by the hundreds they shuffled in, filling both sidelines of the lower level.

  • Grizzard: Too many young lives lost, too many left to ask ‘Why?’

    January 31, 2016 - 10:29pm

    Why? It’s the natural question we ask when tragedy rocks our world.

  • Grizzard: Rose receipt delivers thorn

    October 31, 2015 - 9:15pm

    Heading into the Christmas season, pretty much everyone giving pointers to shoppers will offer this same suggestion: Save your receipts.

  • Keith: Strong-willed kids

    July 11, 2015 - 9:15pm

    One morning last week I took my 4-year-old twins, Addison and Brody, to the park to play for an hour or so before I dropped them off at day care.

  • Keith: A fond farewell

    June 13, 2015 - 9:15pm

    Usually, the beginning of summer vacation is a festive occasion for my 10-year-old daughter, Jordan, who typically spends the months of April and May counting down the days until she embarks on her annual 3-month-long whirlwind adventure in the sun.

  • Hudson: Reminders of the joys of life

    May 23, 2015 - 9:15pm

    When my husband, Bill, saw the email that there were free tomato plants in the company break room, he stopped by to pick one up for us.

  • Keith: Fine line between love, Teflon

    May 9, 2015 - 9:15pm

    Like most married couples, my wife, Jenny, and I sometimes have to admit that even though we love each other with all our hearts, there are times when both of us would like to wring each other’s neck.

  • Grizzard: Full ranking for reporters

    April 18, 2015 - 9:15pm

    Here’s a news flash: In a stunning upset, newspaper reporter has reclaimed the title of worst job of the year.

  • Hudson: ‘Life more than randomness’

    April 11, 2015 - 9:15pm

    A New Jersey husband and wife made national news recently with the story that they crossed paths 16 years before they met.

  • Keith: A lot to look forward to

    April 4, 2015 - 9:14pm

    Lately, I am becoming more and more aware of how fast my children seem to be growing up.

  • Grizzard: Birthday includes basketball

    March 14, 2015 - 9:15pm

    I never would have expected everyone to get this excited on my birthday.

  • Keith: Toddler beds mark end of era

    March 7, 2015 - 10:15pm

    Last month, my 3-year-old twins, Addison and Brody, graduated from cribs to toddler beds.

  • Grizzard: Shorts in winter?

    February 14, 2015 - 10:15pm

    It’s a hot-button issue for a lot of parents I know: Why don’t teenagers wear long pants when it’s cold?

  • Keith: Having the house to myself

    January 31, 2015 - 10:15pm

    Last weekend, something rare happened in my home — I had the house to myself for three whole days.

  • Grizzard: Taking down the tree

    January 10, 2015 - 10:15pm

    By the time anyone reads this, there is a chance that someone will have shamed me into taking down our Christmas tree.

  • Keith: My Christmas wish list

    December 10, 2014 - 10:15pm

    My wife and I recently received the final drafts of our chidren’s letters to Santa Claus.

  • Grizzard: Gift that keeps giving

    November 29, 2014 - 10:15pm

    There is almost nothing I like more than having both of our boys home for the holidays.

  • Hudson: Fall speaks to Southerners

    November 15, 2014 - 10:15pm

    Southerners love fall.A smart man by the name of James Farmer said, “Fall is a Southerner’s reward for surviving summer.” I agree.

  • Keith: Get mooving: No rest for weary

    November 8, 2014 - 10:14pm

    My wife, Jenny, and our 10-year-old daughter, Jordan, recently have developed quite the green thumb ... sort of.

  • Grizzard: Steele tops list

    October 25, 2014 - 9:15pm

    At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • Keith: The price for a clean house

    October 4, 2014 - 9:14pm

    My wife Jenny likes to tell people that I run things in our household.

  • Grizzard: Living well best response

    September 27, 2014 - 9:14pm

    I’m one of the fortunate few who gets to have her name in the paper pretty often without having to do anything all that impressive to get it there.

  • Hudson: These are the days of my life

    September 20, 2014 - 9:15pm

    Today is set aside as World Gratitude Day. And Miniature Golf Day. And National Women’s Friendship Day.

  • Keith: Nature should proceed with caution

    August 2, 2014 - 9:15pm

    Something very disturbing happened this summer: My daughter, Jordan, has started to take notice of boys.

  • Grizzard: Little boy grows up

    June 28, 2014 - 9:15pm

    Now that my little boy is as tall as I am, I suppose I am going to have to stop calling him my little boy.


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