I think it’s an understatement to say that the past few years have magnified how divisive the internet can be. Articles and books have been written—I have even written—about how easy it is for people to hide behind their keyboards and lob insults at folks they will never see. And if we’re being honest, sometimes … More So long, friend.
I never wanted you to be a part of our lives. It was nothing personal. It’s just that no parent wants her child to need a counselor. Especially one court-appointed by a judge. Maybe the real truth is that no parent wants her child to be involved in a situation that involves a court and … More For Bobbie, 1959-2020
I was coaxing my son through his last two bites of grilled cheese, already thinking of what I would mark off my post-Christmas list while he was napping, when I halfheartedly opened Facebook. It was the first item in my feed, posted by Dan Rather only minutes before, and I think that’s fitting in this world … More The Art of Carrie Fisher
Twenty-four years ago. I know it sounds quite euphemistic, but it really does seem like just yesterday. It was the fall of 1992. I sat with a group of fellow college freshmen and waited for the history professor who would be leading our winter term American History Study Tour to come give us the scoop. … More Master, mentor, friend of mine