For the past four weeks I’ve gotten to do work I’m passionate about, and feel like I’m good at it.
I believe it was about a year and a half ago that I said to my wife, “Hey, do you have any plans on August…
People are understandably upset about Donald Trump’s announcement that transgender folks will no longer be allowed to serve in the military. Though I am inclined to…
Next week we depart for six weeks exploring Northern Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since my country has placed the incompetent heir into a position of unthinkable power, I am both interested and nervous to face the conversations about American politics that will inevitably come.
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Hers was a life lived for others, and as fruit of that beautiful devotion, she continues to live. After 92 years she stopped breathing this morning and passed on, but most of what I know to be my grandmother still lives.
As you grow, you will reflect on who you are, what you mean in the world, and what your name stands for. Your mother and I, accordingly, took your naming seriously, and wouldn’t simply name you something that “sounds good”.
We went to Auschwitz-Birkenau on Saturday, riding a local bus out to the town of Oświęcim and getting off a block or so from the…
Close your eyes and picture a mine. What do you see? Do you see the seven dwarves? Whistling while they work, gleefully hacking away with picks, loading their carts with shimmering gold nuggets?