The inventory includes some some vegan stuffing that if not eaten can be used as insulation.
A Minnesota troupe brings the timeless humor and complexities of Shakespeare to the homeless, prisoners, and the like.
The Monitor's language columnist considers some words with a sense of place.
Readers write about reinstating the Fairness Doctrine, why the UN Security Council must present a united front, ways to make coal- burning waste a useful byproduct, and what Obama can do to save the US economy.
Solar gets more subsidies, but home energy efficiency may be more cost-effective.
Web connections, made with care, can add to holiday cheer and gatherings of new friends.
The Lone Star State is the last big GOP bastion where Hispanics are a sizable voting bloc.