Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Program gives kids a boost in confidence

Last week I dropped in on a summer program for at-risk youth in Schenectady and found myself talking to a 13-year-old girl named Tiana.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Erikson is big loss for Schenectady council

The surprise resignation of Schenectady City Councilman Carl Erikson is a loss for the city, and also a symptom of a larger problem.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Governor's explanation unconvincing

I was on my way to my sister’s wedding in New Hampshire when I learned that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was under fire for meddling with a commission charged with investigating corruption in state government, and the news took me by surprise.
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Caution is fine, but are we too wary?

A backpack is almost always just a backpack.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

‘Hardbody,’ and The Baseball Project

It was a fun weekend
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Community garden is grass-roots nutrition

The Capital Region’s network of community gardens is a great thing, but gardening isn’t for everyone. It’s work, and it requires a certain amount of regular maintenance.
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Is GE-led consortium money well spent?

Are we at the forefront of the “next big investment” and “an exciting next wave,” as GE CEO Jeff Immelt proclaimed at a press conference last week?
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Watching “Snowpiercer”

A cutting-edge, thought-provoking and unsettling sci-fi allegory from Korean director Bong Joon-hoo
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Drones overhead a little creepy

One of the things that concerns me about drones is the potential for invading privacy.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

LeBron Goes Home

And that’s OK with me

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