Any mom or dad will tell you that parenting is hard work, especially in public spaces. Keeping your child safe, happy and well behaved at the store isn’t impossible, but it isn’t easy either. Something as simple as picking up a birthday gift or going to the gym can often seem like an insurmo…

The view from the Stonington Harbor Light is less expansive than normal. A thick fog has obscured much of the harbor, decreasing the view from what on a clear day would include three states to a mere few hundred yards. But despite and perhaps because of the fog, the view is achingly, hauntin…