Leading the pack: Bill and Sarah Dieterich

With Bill Dieterich’s 11-year-old son, Jackson, going into sixth grade, Pack 42 includes almost 50 boys and 20 adult volunteers. Plus, Dieterich and his wife, Sarah, have started a Junior Girl Scouts troop. And their meetings are creative.

Pet Pause pictures

On the fence We eventually had to close consideration for our model pet contest, because the editors had to stop fawning over adorable photos…

Cafe Lago

If you’re looking for something besides a grilled cheese sandwich and French fries to satisfy your child’s appetite, Café Lago has lots of options.

Summer reds and grilled chicken

Altano 2007 ($10) Portugal July around here is known for two things — the Fourth of July, of course, and heat. The average high…