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A ‘Roots’ Book Launch

If it takes a village to raise a child, it took all my remaining family in Missouri to help me launch my recently published children’s book, “Noni’s Little Problem,” in its setting of Springfield, Missouri. I had no idea of…

Mike at the Movies

Horrible Bosses 2 (R) **** Watching this movie gave me the same feelings I used to have watching Steve Carell and the cast of “The Office.” Everyone was so stupid, and that irritated me despite the fact that I was…

Faces of Friday Night: The QO Band

Photo | Debbie Boderman

Drum Major Alex Liu leads the Quince Orchard Red Army Band at the Cougars’ Nov. 14 playoff game against Clarksburg.

If Friday nights at the Cougar Dome are like a well-orchestrated production with the football team as the protagonists; the cheerleaders, poms and Red Army as the supporting players; and the spectators as the audience, then the QO Band provides…