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Jesse Terry finally gets to release 'When We Wander'

Jesse Terry, a singer/songwriter based in Stonington, poses for a portrait with his daughter Lily, age 2-1/2, at Wilcox Park in Westerly.  His latest album, which was finished in 2019 but is just being released, was influenced by his journey into fatherhood. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

After he finished his latest album, "When We Wander," in late fall of 2019, Stonington singer-songwriter Jesse Terry had a few months before the official release date. He could reflect a bit on what he'd accomplished and spend time with his wife — also named Jess — and...

John Grisham talks basketball and books

The novel tells the story of Samuel Sooleymon, a South Sudanese teen who comes to the Un.S. to play college ball and hopes to make it to the NBA so he can help the family he left behind

Nancy Wilson of Heart embraces her debut solo album, which she credits largely to COVID-19 shutdown

Nancy Wilson of Heart performs at RFK Stadium in Washington on July 4, 2015. Wilson recently released her first solo album, “You and Me.” (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP, File)

COVID-19 derailed touring and recording plans for countless musicians around the world in 2020 and this year like nothing else in modern history. But Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Wilson cites the pandemic as the reason she was able to make "You and Me," the first official solo album...

Excitement, glamour and occasional gunfire: The life of a Pan Am stewardess

Come Fly the World

Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am By Julia Cooke Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 266 pp. $28 - - - Even before a global pandemic crippled the airline industry last year, whatever sheen of romance international air travel once held had long worn off.




How to tie a bowline knot and other useless information

Thinking about taking up a new outdoor activity? Here’s a helpful guide to get you started.

Whistler's father

He was a civil engineer who played a major role in transforming sleepy little Stonington village into a 19th-century transportation hub.