Joe Brandt

Penury

We nurses write a lot. We type a lot, too, but we sign the bottom of documents all day long. When I was in nursing school, I adopted a signature pen (ha ha), it...

Key party

Just a few words about keys. I seem to collect more as I grow older. As a child, growing up in lower Fairfield County, we never even thought of locking our door...

August 2016 HomeBriefs

ELBAR Pool Houses are constructed at the company’s own construction site, and can be delivered virtually anywhere in the world. — Photo courtesy of ELBAR Pool ...

Extra strength

Now and then I pass a mirror and am shocked by the sight of an old man looking back. I have always theorized that if you look at yourself every day you will not...

The kindness bus

Maya Angelou once asked us to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud, but that’s harder than it looks. We’re all taught the importance of kindness when young bu...

Greenish

I am writing this column on a day in which the temperature is projected to reach 85 degrees. Up until today, it has been unseasonably and unreasonably cold. The...