Two shows open at Lyme Art Association


Lyme Art Association opens two exhibitions on Friday.Lyme Art Association opens two exhibitions on Friday.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Lessons learned could fill a book

“Mistakes build character.” My mother told me that a lot.

Rick’s List: Random Email Notifications Edition

Pundit longs for variety in congratulatory email blasts

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Amy Schumer — March 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $54-$134

Ja Rule, Ashanti — Feb. 17 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $55-$70

U2 — June 25 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 17; $75-$285

Green Day — Aug. 29 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $30-$89.50

Big Sean — April 7 at Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $49.50

Kiefer Sutherland — Feb. 19 at Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center; tickets on sale at noon Jan. 14; $75

DEAR ABBY

Mom and ex at loggerheads over daughter’s cellphone

DEAR ABBY: I bought my 11-year-old daughter a cellphone.

Photo of mom in body bag infuriates grieving daughter

DEAR ABBY: My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago.

Sister worries hotel plans might insult rest of family

DEAR ABBY: My sister and her family recently moved out of state after having lived near our family all her life.

Shy guy needs some help putting best foot forward

DEAR ABBY: My friend “Russ” is a sweet, quiet, reserved guy with a goofy side.

High school friend turned enemy continues her attacks

DEAR ABBY: I need your help in dealing with an old “frenemy.”

Girl who shies away from gym can enjoy a good, long walk

DEAR ABBY: My mom wants me to exercise more.

Wife who escaped abusive marriage must not go back

DEAR ABBY: In the beginning of our marriage there was physical abuse and marital rape.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Jan. 17

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick to the rules, but don’t be afraid to do things differently.