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The Rockwood Files: Life on Ice

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 The kids and I were glued to the television last night as the six o’clock news played. A big ice storm had already begun to move […]

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The Rockwood Files: When Ice Isn’t Nice

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 I’m human, and sometimes I’m wrong. One of the hazards of writing for newspapers is that sometimes you get to be wrong in print for lots […]

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The Rockwood Files: 2008 Round-Up

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 With less than 30 days before the year ends, I took a look back at the 11 months we’ve left behind and rounded up a few […]

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The Rockwood Files: It’s a wrap

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 I remember being a kid and wondering why my mother was never as giddy about the approach of Christmas as my brother and I were. During […]

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The Rockwood Files: Merry Birthday to You

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Now that Thanksgiving is over, most people are buzzing around in a mad, wintry dash toward Christmas. But I can’t get too wrapped up in all […]