Culture

US Rep. Pelosi & US Sen. Schumer Should Give Up Leadership Roles for the Good of Country and Party

US Rep. Nancy Pelosi and US Sen. Charles Schumer should sacrifice their own ambition to help their nation and party. The success of attorney and former Marine Conor Lamb in this week’s congressional election in southwest Pennsylvania is further evidence of the potential for widespread victory by Democrats in the…

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Tony Sampas Photo Exhibit at LTC

Tomorrow (Saturday, January 6, 2018) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lowell Telecommunications Corp at 246 Market Street, Lowell, there will be an artist reception for “Objects and Architectures: Photography of Tony Sampas.” The photos on exhibit are from Tony’s Master’s Degree thesis in the Visual Arts program at…

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“The Perfect Tree” by Henri Marchand

A Christmas tradition here at richardhowe.com is posting Henri Marchand’s “The Perfect Tree” essay which was originally composed for the Sunrise radio program. We begin the holiday season engaged yet again in a debate of vital importance. It’s an annual and endless argument and we look forward to every December—what…

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‘Oranges at Christmas’

We’ve been posting this brief Christmas essay long enough that it has become a tradition on the blog, along with Henri Marchand’s essay about making fruitcake for the holidays. The piles and bags of oranges are prominent in the produce sections of local supermarkets this month. If you have your…

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