Leila Roche

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Some unlikey reasons to be thankful

My favorite time of year is Thanksgiving, but for the past six years I’ve been without the best things the holidays bring — family. Read more

Jumpstarting the holiday season

Just about the same time of year that you see Christmas decorations on shelves is the same time of year we start to write about ... Read more

Serving those who served

For as long as I knew my “Uncle Jim,” my great-uncle, he was in a wheelchair. Uncle Jim had been injured as a very young ... Read more

Judging a book by its cover

You’ve heard the old maxim: don’t judge a book by its cover. It’s my opinion that is true for many things in life — people ... Read more

An enjoyable reason to work

Believe it or not, I’m not comfortable around suits. So, naturally when I pulled up to Harbor Park last Thursday and there was a sea ... Read more