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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 04-11-2019

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©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. valleybreeze.com @ valleybreeze.com @ Living THE VALLEY BREEZE APRIL 11-17, 2019 Calendar 8 Entertainment 2 Movies 4 Real Estate 7 Parenting 2 Classifi eds 11 QUICK INDEX My Life RHEA BOUCHARD POWERS Well that explains a lot After a recent head-first freefall onto a hardwood floor resulted in a trip to the emergency room, a CT scan was ordered as part of a head trauma workup to rule out any bleed- ing on the brain (negative) that may have occurred as a result. At the conclusion of the visit, as is always the case, a printout of the various aspects of my visit along with discharge instructions was handed to me along with the caveat to follow up with my own doctor(s). It wasn't until a little while later when I had a chance to scan through the report section titled CT Head w/o Contrast that I stumbled upon the words, "Diffuse age-appropriate cerebellar and cerebral atrophy …" "Well that explains a lot!" I blurted out. I might have been a bit more con- cerned or even insulted had it not been for the "age-appropriate" quali- fier, but instead I was really kind of amused. Heck, for quite some time now I have been hunting for missing words. Halfway through a sentence or a thought and poof, the word that was just ready to leave my mouth sud- denly disappears. It also happens when I am writing. The word I need is suddenly gone See RHEA, Page 8 PAWTUCKET – Grab your leg warmers and hairspray and head back to the 1980s for a "totally tubu- lar" party Saturday, April 13, at the 3rd annual Revelfest. Starting at 7 p.m. at Revel Factory, 249 Roosevelt Ave. in Pawtucket, guests can enjoy an immersive multimedia festival featuring live music, performing and visual arts, and a fashion show inspired by the vibrant art move- ments of the 1980s. "I love the buzz and energy of the space," Joe Pari, co-founder and executive director of Ten31 Productions, told The Valley Breeze. "It's not just about celebrating art. It's celebrating art-making at the event." The fundraiser, which ends with an '80s-themed dance party from 10:30 p.m. to midnight, is presented By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer melanie@valleybreeze.com Revel in '80s-inspired music and art at 3rd annual festival See REVELFEST, Page 5 ve est'19 OIL DELIVERY PROPANE DELIVERY INSTALLATION & SERVICE HEATING & HOT WATER AIR CONDITIONING GENERATORS A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE DATING BACK 121 YEARS! 401 Walcott St., Pawtucket, RI dupuisoil.com Dupuis Oil Est. 1898 Jalette Contracting Proudly Built in America JC ROOFING/GUTTER INSTALLS CALL FOR YOUR FREE ROOF INSPECTION TODAY! ALL MILITARY & SENIOR DISCOUNTS Roger Jalette Jr. - U.S. War Veteran - Roof Inspector for Quonset A.F.B. - Over 25 years experience - College Certified Roofing Education Fully Licensed and Insured (Inc. Workman's Comp.) 401-692-6545 • 508-954-5602 RI REG. #25429 MA LICENSE #162179 WWW.JALETTECONTRACTING.COM KNOWLEDGE & INTEGRITY are what it takes to get the job done right! Sat & Sun 300 Yard Driving Range

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