Times Observerhttp://www.timesobserver.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:41:12 EDTWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:41:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMy first Christmas jobhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/584135.htmlChristmas never rolls around that I do not think about my first job. As soon as I turned sixteen I went to one of the local stores to submit an application to work there for the Christmas season.Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTLetters from homehttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/584133.htmlNearly every morning, I get up early, before 6am. I am met by a small orange cat who purrs and winds around my feet as I make my way to the kitchen to make that all important two cups of coffee.Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTHoliday service learninghttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/584136.htmlBellringing for the Salvation Army. Caroling at a nursing home. Shopping for children less fortunate. Visiting a shut-in. What do all these activities have in common? They are all good examples of service learning opportunities in December.Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT"Are you having a holly jolly Christmas?" ~ The Grinchhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/584134.htmlThe holidays can be a wonderful time to treasure new memories made with family and friends. For others, the holidays are a stressful time that is dimmed by the challenges of chronic health issues.Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPotato pancakeshttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/583693.htmlEvery once in a while I get hungry for potato pancakes. When my husband and my mother were both alive we had them often, but I do not fix them for myself as often. Potato pancakes were my husband's favorites.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT