The gifts that cancer gave me

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times My Dear Readers, Well, I’ve been looking forward to writing to you all with good news…and of course, I was always having to prepare myself that that day may never come… However, miracles do happen every day, and I am one of them. I am in remission from my Ovarian Cancer!

All About Connecting: An update on my journey

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times My Dear Readers, I promised to keep you up to date on my Ovarian Cancer journey, and since there’s nothing like fighting for your life that brings home the gift of all your relationships, I want to share with you an important message. The hero (or heroes) during this journey isn’t the patient; it’s the caregiver{s).

On Your Table: Holiday food traditions

From cookies to meals, what we cook at the holidays helps define the time of year By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Recently, friends came to my house to share holiday treats and stories of their family food traditions.  Their recipes hold long-treasured memories kept alive by us for the next generation. While we come from different places — Hungary, Italy, the Ukraine, Poland,...