Halloween: Oh What a Fright

Zombies, graveyards, haunted houses, witches, goblins. How did it happen that we have this holiday that indulges all things spooking, scary and frightening? Celebrating Halloween […]

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Remembering Colin Powell

When I hear the name Colin Powell, I think “hero.” His death at age 84 on this past Monday, October 18th, marked the passing of […]

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The Facebook Files

As I was preparing for my drive from Baltimore to New York last week, my daughter-in-law suggested that I pass the time by listening to […]

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Memory Making

Exactly three weeks ago today, my oldest son got married. Brendan and his bride, Hiromi, were beaming on this sunny, breezy afternoon in the garden, […]

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Begin Again

Uncannily familiar and utterly new. Sitting down to write this week’s Five on Friday after a month of vacation, I am a beginner again. How […]

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Vacay!

It is that time of year! As this Five on Friday arrives in your inbox, I will be starting vacation. For many of us, myself […]

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Collective Safety

An afternoon with my honeybees got me thinking about what these buzzing yellow and black beauties can teach us about our health, and particularly our […]

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