The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 5, 2007


A small soapbox car streaks down a steep Brook Street driveway. The blonde, pony-tailed driver, Katrina Weiss, applies the brakes. Phew! They work, and the car stops just short of the road. ...more

When you were a kid, did you like doing homework? Was there ever a time you didn't want to do it? The assignment of academic work after putting in six plus hours at school should not be unfamiliar to any of us. Now, it's our kids' turn. Taking time to be empathetic by recalling how this task was for us may help prevent many tear-filled evenings in the future. ...more

Certain plants stand out at this time of year because of their fruit or berries. Among these are jack-in-the-pulpit with an upright cluster of bright red berries, pokeweed with a dangling cluster of shiny dark berries on a pink-purple stalk, wild grapes with their strongly scented fruit, and white baneberry with its stark white berries. The least common of ...more

Warm days, cold nights, falling leaves and what are you going to do with all those tomatoes, other veggies and herbs in your fall garden? We asked a few Mosquito staffers to share their favorite fall recipes. Bon appetit! ...more

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito