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By Bob Houghtaling When the dust has finally settled And it’s time for coming home, Some who’ve faced the danger Are often left alone, To fend for self and family. Just looking for solid ground – All too often returning hero’s Find a world turned upside down. My dad...
The Man of Steal

The Man of Steal

By Bob Houghtaling A good thief is hard to come by. While the world is full of people who take our possessions, few are able to steal in ways that we eventually thank them for it. Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi are a sampling of those...
School Culture

School Culture

Thinking Outside the Test By Bob Houghtaling All kids are capable of learning. In fact, they demonstrate this every day. No matter their abilities, each child is picking up skills, social norms and additional understanding throughout the day. Much of this is done in...

The Windowsill

The first meeting of “A Welcoming Place” takes place Wednesday at St. Luke’s at 6:30 p.m., for loved ones and caregivers of people with substance abuse. Find out more here. By Bob Houghtaling Everyone they are sleeping The evening’s so very still...
Me and My ‘Shadow’

Me and My ‘Shadow’

By Bob Houghtaling My wife and I recently had an opportunity to see the Rolling Stones who paid a visit to Gillette Stadium. Deep into their 70s, having experienced significant wear and tear, they somehow continue to exhibit incredible energy after all these years....