Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Yes, it takes a village to raise a book
By Carole Townsend

This past week was a big one for me. I don’t like to offer even the appearance of promoting myself or my “other” work in this column, but today, I’m making an exception. I hope you’ll bear with me.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
What is it about a grandchild?
By Carole Townsend

We’ve heard it from our friends for years, my husband and I. “Oh, just wait until you have grandchildren. There’s nothing like it,” they’d say, and we’d smile and nod, having no idea, really, what they meant.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Petiquette matters
By Carole Townsend

Are you a pet owner? We are. We just love our dogs, Cassie, Chester, Cosette and Raleigh. They are all rescues, from the 5 lb. long-hair Chihuahua to the 75 lb. Goldendoodle, and they all love people, other dogs, birds, butterflies and just life in general.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
The movie theater is not your living room
By Carole Townsend

Today, I’m going to go down a path that I’ve already been down before with you all,  not because I have run out of topics about which to write, but because the issue continues to arise and in my opinion, it does so because as a civil society, we are deteriorating.