Laws of physics inform Mystic sculptor’s art

A bird’s nest of giant proportions — 20 feet in diameter — has been completed just in time for the Old Lyme Midsummer Festival celebration at Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds.



Actors needed for Irish tragicomedy

Auditions for “A Skull in Connemara” by Martin McDonagh will be held on Monday, Aug. 1, and Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Actors needed to fill ‘The Green Room’

The Chelsea Players will hold open auditions for “The Green Room,” a comic murder mystery, on Monday, Aug. 8, and Tuesday, Aug. 9.


Trapped in the mall? Fortify with Charley's

Almost no one voluntarily eats at a mall Food Court other than by necessity. The Day's in-house goofball, though, finds that he sort of likes it at Charley's.


Rick's List - Car Owner Blues edition

Scribe reflects on an aging but trusted auto

Keep it clean at the bird feeder

Now that the hot weather is here, it’s important to remember to keep bird feeders clean.




Woman who wants to be left alone keeps retirement a secret

DEAR ABBY: I recently retired, but I haven’t told anyone.

Sweet man sours marriage by calling his wife fat

DEAR ABBY: I am a large, overweight woman.

Single mom craves family’s embrace of her daughters

DEAR ABBY: I am a single mother of two biracial daughters ages 2 and 4.

Counseling can’t save marriage lacking intimacy

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for almost three years to a woman who refuses to share the same bed with me.

Wife foresees a rocky road with husband suffering dementia

DEAR ABBY: After two failed marriages, I married a wonderful man whom I love but am not in love with.

Postal workers meet challenge of delivering kids’ postcards

DEAR ABBY: While our daughter was on vacation with our small grandkids, she bought them postcards and suggested they write us about their vacation.


Your stars - July 30

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do more to improve your community.