New & Noteworthy: Linda Marie Smith’s new folk-rock CD, “Mearra — Selkie from the Sea,” features songs about the Celtic legend of the Selkie, a mythical seal who lives as a woman for seven years before being called back to the sea. Comment.
The idea of losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. Abduction by strangers is statistically rare, but the media sensationalism of such events makes the ordeal seem all the more likely. Comment.