Daily Archives: January 17, 2012

Deconstructing Tom Shelton 4

We are a nation of consumers, and as such we like our labels. With food we need to know if it is sugar free, caffeine free, or fat free.  With religion we need to know is it Christian, Jewish, Muslim, or Hindu. With politics we need to know if  it’s […]

Rec Commission at Full Capacity 1

The Rec Commission is once again running at full capacity with a Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer. On January 9th, Mayor Linda Schwager appointed Mike Guadagnino and Dan Logatto to voting positions. Schwager  moved alternate Andy Haas to a voting position from an alternate spot and also appointed Steve Saliani to an […]

Charles Dickens: A Life

Claire Tomalin. Charles Dickens: A Life. New York: The Penguin Press. 2011. As Reviewed by Ted Odenwald Claire Tomalin has written an outstanding biography of Charles Dickens, published for the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Britain’s greatest 19th-century novelist. Her meticulously researched and documented study explores Dickens’ strengths […]