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  • Home renovation can be as exciting as it might be intimidating for evaluating a room and contemplating a new function and different color scheme, along with appropriate furnishings and details such as fabric style, pattern and performance, accessories, flooring, lighting and more. Interior designer Edith-Anne Duncan has the keen eye, creative vision and vast experience […]

  • Next to bringing a child into the world, the most expensive project someone will undertake is buying a home. So are there any ways to avoid what befalls Tom Hanks and Shelley Long in the 1986 movie “The Money Pit”? Enter the home inspector. A home inspection report documents the condition of the house’s major […]

  • The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but windows are the eyes to the outside world. Right now, with the pandemic and the dreary winter-to-spring transition weather, many of us are stuck at home like dogs in the window, eagerly hoping to see a familiar face outside. And we’re noticing things. Last spring, […]

  • A recent Saturday Night Live skit featured host John Krasinski playing dad to a pair of creepy, identically-dressed twins (think The Shining). A costar opposite Krasinski, concerned with the suspicious twins, delivered an aside: “Maybe they’re homeschooled.” Over the decades, homeschooling has endured the ebb and flow from a liberal reform mission in the ‘70s […]

  • Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic — the old adage evoking the bones of a traditional, well-rounded education. But are old, extinct bones the best analogy we can apply? To be honest, conventional pedagogy, one where students sit respectfully in rows of desks, with all eyes and ears on the teacher, was feeling a little archaic anyway. But […]