Taking stock of the season’s visitors

One by one the migrants arrived, as they have for ages, guided by stars, electro-magnetism and plenty of mystery.

Becoming a cancer patient

Part two in a series on life after a breast cancer diagnosis at age 31.



Upcoming concerts and shows

Tom Rush — Dec. 11 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $45, $48

Kat Edmonson — Nov. 6 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $35

Slash — Sept. 18 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale now; $35-$45

Ace Frehley — Sept. 23 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale now; $35-$50

Cold War Kids — Oct. 23 at Toad's Place, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $20, $25


Hidden security cameras are shocking surprise for daughter

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents. I found out something several weeks ago that’s bothering me, and I need advice badly.

Woman discovers man’s eyes aren’t wandering by accident

DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children.

Wedding may be wrong time for found father to reappear

DEAR ABBY: I am 32 and getting married in a year. My biological father lives in Spain and has never been to the U.S. My mother met him when she was teaching English there.

Grandma’s pictures don’t make the cut in mom’s memory book

DEAR ABBY: Throughout my three grandchildren’s lives, I have picked them up from school, and attended school functions, games and activities in which they have participated. Their parents work, and I was helping out.

Wife fears husband’s health puts her future in jeopardy

DEAR ABBY: I am the 24/7 caregiver for my husband, “Earl.” We were both widowed when we married nine years ago.

Mom’s helpful hints become criticism in girlfriend’s ears

DEAR ABBY: I’m frustrated about how to connect with my young adult son’s 18-year-old girlfriend. He told me she has a bad relationship with her divorced parents, so he’s hoping we can bond. A problem...

Daughter struggles to resolve mom’s failure to defend her

DEAR ABBY: I’m in my early 50s, disabled and live with my elderly mother. Between the ages of 8 and 11 I was sexually abused by my adoptive father.


Your stars - July 29

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Concentrate on work, money and developing something that you enjoy doing into a lucrative endeavor.