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Why I’m Not Making Resolutions for 2019

December 30, 2018 // 1 Comment

Tis the season to take stock of our lives, consider our shortcomings, and promise to do and be better next year. This annual exercise in self-flagellation used to be called [...]

A Window Of Hope

February 12, 2014 // 1 Comment

I love hanging out with my dad; perhaps we seem a matched set, even, with our lanky limbs and prominent noses, his hair still as blonde at 64 as it is in my mother’s [...]

How To Make An Optimist

January 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

People who know me today might guess that I grew up in some light and happy way, patiently parented in a loving nuclear family, my needs met at every turn. In truth, I was [...]