Accidents of grace

Several people have asked me, including my taxi driver, Moses just now, why Africa, why Kilimanjaro? Since they asked in a way that suggests they want a deeper answer, I tried to come up [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|Categories: Happiness|0 Comments

Creatures of habits

I got passed by an ambulance while riding my electric bike to Edward Hospital yesterday. I knew they were headed there, too, and I knew the person inside was probably about to meet my [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Happiness|0 Comments

Hello, World! (Again.) Why I’m climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

I was dismayed last year to realize my passport, which I hadn’t used in 9 years, was about to expire. I hadn’t left the country since the Bush administration. I speak six or seven [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Categories: Happiness|0 Comments

What I’m reading:

Would You Hide a Jew From the Nazis? – The New York Times

Nick Kristof reminds us that in 1938, many Americans and Europeans said the same things about Jewish refugees that Donald Trump and Marie Le Pen are saying about Syrian refugees. (They're lying.) In New [...]

What’s Really Ailing Hillary

From Todd Purdum in Politico: A long time ago, Clinton was far more transparent, emotional and open than she is today. Then the media began slamming her—and didn’t stop. Hillary Rodham Clinton was once [...]

The Era of ‘The Bitch’ Is Coming

A Hillary Clinton presidency promises to usher in a new age of public misogyny. Source: The Era of 'The Bitch' Is Coming