commentary

The pieces in this section come from other writers and sources.

that long ago June 27, 2021 For a time, we wrote to each other; we got together at Christmas and Easter and during summer vacations, but soon new rhythms took over and the sprawling friendships of high school began to change. Three of us weathered the storms of maturity and stayed in contact, stayed friends through all the changes, through all the years. But in looking back, I’m now 72, I realize that something has stayed with me, something has found a home in my heart, in my psyche, something from that long-ago. Continue reading »

graveyard of empires April 18, 2021
evangelicals April 7, 2021
ezra klein March 4, 2021
the house of the rising sun February 13, 2021
biden dreams August 16, 2020

Forgiveness (essay-31) February 29, 2020
Shame (essay-24) February 18, 2019
Ramblings (essay-23) January 29, 2019
Madness (essay-15) April 1, 2017
End of Empire (essay-13B) January 12, 2017
Stereotypes (essay-10) August 28, 2016
Hypocrisy (essay-5) April 20, 2016
Dual Citizenship (essay-1) November 27, 2014