Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Saturday, April 19, 2014

A vote cast for compact

The electoral college has its defenders, but I’ve never been one of them.
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ten Amazing Things About “The Ten Commandments”

An over-the-top, shamelessly entertaining spectacle that just happens to tell a classic religious story.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Newest casino pitch hits close to home

Whenever a new location for a casino in the Capital Region is proposed, I try to imagine whether it’s suitable.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Watching “Particle Fever”

Fascinating, but if I think about it too hard, my head might explode
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Some new places to eat

New food, delicious food, inexpensive food.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Rowdy at Union, but title not tarnished

I was out at the Albany restaurant the Fountain on Saturday night, listening to Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Wary feelings on Camp Philos

I’m all for improving the nation’s schools, but I remain skeptical about the education reform movement, with its emphasis on the Common Core curriculum, rigorous standardized tests, teacher evaluations and charter schools.
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Watching “Noah”

Sure it’s weird, but so is the source material
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Obamacare still raises plenty of questions

When I broke my wrist five years ago, I became friendly with an uninsured, self-employed woman who broke her wrist around the same time I did, and we decided to discuss our experiences over coffee.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Spring Concert Preview

Lots besides Sir Paul coming to the area

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