Originally published on December 9, 2018. We all see the need to reach out more in such divided times. But what does that look like, exactly? It looks like this.
Originally published December 2, 2018. When does a talent become a burden? When does a gift become a character flaw? It can happen before you know it.
Originally published November 25, 2018. Once upon a time Christmas was primarily a religious observance. Now the Christmas retail juggernaut begins the day after Halloween. It's not easy to walk the line, but you can do it.
A family newly-arrived in America. A traditional Thanksgiving dinner. A reminder that change doesn't come as quickly as we might light, but it comes.
Originally published November 11, 2018. It's such a simple thing, the refrigerator. It keeps your food cold. But your refrigerator door also keeps your heart warm.
The end of October and beginning of November: In odd number years it's the arrival of autumn. But in even numbered years it's the insanity season.
Originally published October 28, 2018. From pipe bombs to heavy casualties at a church shooting in Pittsburgh, the last week in October was a depressing week in America. One thing is certain: we are the land of the free and the home of the world's largest circular firing squad.
Originally published on October 21, 2018. When I was 20 I couldn't imagine being 40. When I was 40 I couldn't imagine being 60. But now 60 is in my rear view mirror. What's it like--really?
Originally published October 14, 2018. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is in. Does that mean Roe v. Wade may one day be out? VP Mike Pence says he wants a 'culture of life' in America. So do I. But what would that look like? Our views differ.
Originally published October 7, 2018. Another summer is in the scrapbooks--another season of long car trips with squabbles in the back seat. Right now it may not seem like it was a lot of fun. Give it a little time.