Monica Reads: A Novel To Change Your Mind

Good versus evil and hope triumph over fear in this well-written book We Were Strangers Once by Betsy Carter.  The story takes us to the United States and Germany during the 1930s and to the beginning of the Second World War.

Lost Friends, Popcorn, And Christmas Connections

I laughed with my brother over our connection of attendance at thousands of wakes, remembering how going to a wake was a night out with one or both parents, kneeling in front of a corpse a major part of our childhood.

More States, Including NH, Hatch Plans to Recycle Drugs Wasted in Nursing Homes

In New Hampshire, radio show host Arnie Arnesen became excited about the idea after featuring the ProPublica story and the executive director of SafeNetRx on “The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen.” She pitched the drug donation idea to New Hampshire Sen. Dan Feltes, D-Concord, urging him to make it happen in New Hampshire.