Posts tagged ‘children’

January 28th, 2013

Sex in the Suburbs

by Christopher O'Brien

Suburban Adventure Blog, a part of the Independent Media Network

I got passion in my pants and Im not afraid to show it….Im sexy and I know it.”   LMFAO

This song that was playing in my kitchen as I made my way downstairs this morning.  My Bose radio is set to WKTU- thanks to Giavanna-  We love music in our house, so there there is frequently some variety playing in the background.  I try to turn the channel every time I hear words that are clearly suggestive of sex but it is a great challenge. The word sexy is thrown around everywhere today. Giavanna is only nine years old and sort of understands the meaning of the word. Im not a prude it’s just that it seems to me that the bombardment of sexuality in our culture is a little too much for everyone.

I took Christopher to a PG movie last month  and almost all the previews were close ups of some sexual encounter as are most commercials. Our children hardly…

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December 25th, 2012

A Sailor in Newtown

by Christopher O'Brien

On Saturday, eight Wolcott’s police officers supported Newtown police through patrol, funeral, and memorial post assignments. The town has been inundated by visitors from all over Connecticut and the nation after the tragic deaths of 26 schoolchildren and teachers as well as two other residents. Police, firemen and charities throughout the state have descended upon the town to assist during a tumultuous week of sorroe. Officer Bryan Spiotti wrote about his experience.

By Bryan Spiotti

     Today I worked in Newtown, stationed near the Sandy Hook Elementary School and also at the Town Hall. I met many wonderful people who all shared in the mourning and grief. I met firefighters who volunteer their time and police officers who are all at a loss for words. Everyone agreed that it is a senseless tragedy. Many people walking by the droves of letters, posters, stuffed animals and other memorials with teared eyes and heavy hearts. I met a Marine / Police Chaplain who prayed

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December 17th, 2012

Candlight Vigil Monday 6 pm

by Christopher O'Brien

Town residents and friends are invited to join Mayor Dunn and and local clergy for a candlelight vigil on Wolcott’s Town Green at 6 pm Monday evening in support of the families and friends who lost loved ones in the shooting in Sandy Hook. All residents are invited to attend.