Well, I might be back and forth on Donald J. Trump until that day in November arrives. I had occasion to correspond with a longtime and greatly respected friend today on another matter, and took the opportunity to ask her what her feelings were on the election. Here is her reply: All in for Trump. […]
We have deep sadness on both sides of the blue line this week. We all agree that we have work to do. We must engage to curtail and ultimately eliminate this societal crisis. That engagement does not begin with a president who reliably and extensively politicizes such tragedies, right out of the chute. Possibilities for […]
This is one of my favorite photographs. It’s a self-portrait of Tracy Caldwell Dyson aboard the International Space Station in 2010, two weeks before she came home. Tracy Caldwell Dyson, who would have so totally been my girlfriend except that we grew up on opposite sides of the country and did completely different things, has […]
Here’s Aaron on Smith Lake on Sunday. The tube ride isn’t a bad metaphor for life.
The 2016 U.S. presidential campaign is unprecedented, particularly on the Republican side. It has held surprise after surprise, following a narrative no one came close to predicting. There is every reason to believe the Republican National Convention, to begin in 17 days as I type, will follow suit. It turns out that all of the […]