My son and I were sharing stories about our day at dinner. I went first — which is to say, I interrupted my son and bulldozed his story with my own — because I was absolutely consumed by something that had happened nearly eight hours before. In fact, I had been consumed with it all day, and my son wasn’t the first person to hear about it.
“Ants in a Tree” is the English translation of the Chinese name for this classic recipe.
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For anyone who somehow missed out on Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” or who found her de-cluttering style too quick, too cute or too oriented toward a younger set, a Swedish author “between the age of 80 and 100” has come out with her own take on the subject.
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A boy, Avery Alton Butler, to Ashley Butler (Libby) and Jared Butler of Durham, Nov. 1, 2017.
A boy, Grayson Charles Brunick, to Charles Michael and Jessica Jean (Sykes) Brunick of Waldoboro, Nov. 25, 2017.
A boy, Wesley Waits Clay, to Tyler and Julia Jean (Walmsley) Clay of Brunswick, Nov. 28, 2017.
Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 on Monday night for their 10th straight victory.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat High School jayvee girls basketball team jumped out to a 13-6 first-quarter lead and never looked back en route to a 41-23 victory over Leavitt on Friday.
TURNER — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade girls basketball team recently won a pair of games to start the season 2-0.
Following a win at Brunswick, 28-27, the Eagles traveled to Tripp and came out victorious, 37-12.
The Eagles jumped out quickly to start the game and never looked back, taking a 27-0 lead into the half.
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s Julie Dachille has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week in women’s hockey.
Dachille scored five goals in two weekend wins for the Polar Bears as the team finished the first semester unbeaten for the first time since 2002.
GORHAM — Former Freeport High School athlete Chandler Vincent was recently named Track Rookie of the Week in the Little East Conference.
Vincent, coming off an impressive cross country season, was a double winner for the University of Southern Maine, taking the 5,000 (15:28.88) by more than 24 seconds and the 3,000 (9:09.44).
TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat High School freshman swimmer Cora Spelke broke a school mark in a recent swim meet against Hyde at the Bath Area Family YMCA.
Swimming in the 500-yard freestyle, Spelke touched in 5:54.55, breaking the previous mark held by Celia Ouellette (6:00.17).
The Eagles host Waterville/ Winslow in a meet at Bowdoin College on Friday at 7 p.m.
NEWCASTLE — Lincoln Academy jumped out to a 13- 2 first-quarter lead and pulled away for a 45-28 victory over Morse on Monday.
Maisey O’Brien led the Eagles with 17 points, while Maddy York had 10.
Hannah Gates paced the Shipbuilders (0-2) with seven points, while Abby Sreden and Zoe Sreden both had six.
Morse was 9-of-14 at the free-throw line.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School girls junior varsity Orange basketball team raced out to a 14-4 first-quarter lead and added to their advantage by outscoring Morse, 15-6 in the second quarter as the Dragons defeated the Shipbuilders, 56-22 on Saturday.
STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College (7-1, 2-0 GNAC) toppled Rivier University (0-6, 0-2 GNAC), 102- 17, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball game at the Harold Alfond Center on Saturday afternoon.
Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it’s up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title.
Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, forcing the NFC East champions to turn to a familiar backup who once had one of the greatest statistical seasons in NFL history.
Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves after getting a vote of confidence from his coach, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Monday night to snap a three-game winless streak.
After a back-and-forth first quarter, the Morse High School boys basketball team took control in the second quarter and pulled away for a 65-50 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Lincoln Academy on Monday at Bath Middle School.
Just three days after an emotional loss to Brunswick on Friday, the Shipbuilders ran their record to 1-1.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.
The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.
Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis are starting to draw attention for their play together instead of their fight with each other.