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Polly Unterzuber, Author at Washington Daily News

Obituaries

Jennings Stephen

Mr. Jennings Stephen 67, a resident of Brian Center, Knightdale, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. A memorial service will be held at a later date. ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, August 6, 2013 1:35 am

Columns

I remember Irish novelist Maeve Binchy

I always meant to write a column about Maeve Binchy. I’ve read and loved her novels. There was a time that I thought of Maeve ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 1:05 am

Columns

All I know about the planet Earth

A long time ago (a very long time ago), when God first contemplated forming Earth, He was besieged with suggestions from angels, especially the celestial ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Saturday, March 9, 2013 11:15 pm

Columns

So what’s going on with February?

You have to feel sorry for the month of February — slighted by the number of days it is allotted. Every four years it does ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 9:59 pm

Columns

The news-making, card-playing cat

The lead news story for 2013: the cat that plays cards. Who’d have thunk it. But it was Abbey Gray’s (that’s my cat) own idea. ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 8:05 pm

Columns

Christmas! I say ‘Bah humbug!’ OK, not really

Ebenezer Scrooge isn’t the only one to feel this way about Christmas: bah, humbug! We may think the whole Christian world looks forward to the ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 6:31 pm

Columns

Fa la la la la! It’s fruitcake time

Don’t hate me because I like fruitcake, but not just any fruitcake. I’m fond of a white fruitcake chock full of candied pineapple and cherries, ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:31 pm

Columns

Growing up in Connecticut

When I was a kid in grammar school a millennium ago, there were games and activities galore that didn’t require a bit of equipment. Do ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:09 pm

Columns

Eleven rules to live by

Follow these 11 rules and people will thank you. Do not take off your dirty clothes and throw them in the laundry hamper wrong side ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 6:07 pm

Columns

The world is our oyster

I’ve met people who have traveled outside the United States and wish they hadn’t. Then there are people who have never left the state of ... Read more

by Polly Unterzuber, Tuesday, July 31, 2012 10:01 pm

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