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Linda Goodman

The punishment

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Daddy did not believe in hitting children. Reason, he claimed, was a better deterrent than force. Mama disagreed. She said a hard whack from an open hand on a bare bottom was the only thing a small child could understand. more

Jun 1, 2017 12:00 AM Good Reads

Coming home for the holidays stirs up different emotions for everyone. Here, a few regional writers share their memories and reflections on what family and home mean to them. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM , , , Features

Kitty talk

Mandy Newham-Cobb illustration

​In 1970 I was given a seal point Siamese cat. I named him Beau Garçon, and I did not expect to like him. I had seen Lady and the Tramp, and the Siamese cats in that movie were evil. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Good Reads