Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Watching “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “A Most Wanted Man”

A middling middle chapter, and an elegant, clear-eyed look at the murky world of espionage
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

Cuomo losing Teflon image

Thus far, the Moreland Commission scandal doesn’t appear to be hurting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s re-election chances.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Good bye, Jon Lester

Here’s a case where the Sox should have considered the multi-year contract
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?

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