1,000-pound home delivery for Hill mom and author

Local Life | December 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Elizabeth Coady If early sales are any indication, illustrator Liz Lynch seems to have mastered the ABC’s of self-publishing a children’s book. In between caring for four-year-old Ellis and 18-month-old Everett, the Chestnut Hill mom has been working diligently for two years to publish her first children’s board book, “Pandas Love Pickles.” That effort […]

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Cat-abulous, cuddly newcomer gives Hope to feline fan

Local Life | December 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Stacia Friedman Life is divided into two stages. The acquisition stage in which one accumulates spouses, cars, children, pets, mortgages and crockpots. And the downsizing stage in which all of the above are placed on the curb with a sign “Free to a Good Home.” When my last dependent, a geriatric Siamese cat went […]

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Is it possible to communicate with those who have died?

Local Life | December 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Barbara Sherf Regulars at Scoogi’s Classic Italian Restaurant in Flourtown may be familiar with Karen Holloway, a.k.a. “The Angel Lady,” who provides angel readings that include an option to talk to those who have died. For the past four-and-a-half years on Wednesday nights she has been parking herself in a rear booth conducting the […]

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Lots of Christmas songs, but no songs for January

Local Life | December 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

  By Daniel Deagler   What do “Jingle Bells,” “Sleigh Ride,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm,” “Frosty The Snowman” and “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow” all have in common? They are all Christmas songs that don’t so much as mention Christmas. They’re […]

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