by | Nov 28, 2019

At a time when our country seems as divided as ever and many are talking as if the end times…

by | Nov 28, 2019

Dear College Students, Happy Thanksgiving! You may be tired of stories about Pilgrims and Puritans, so consider instead a word…

by | Nov 26, 2019

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians held a three-day harvest feast at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts….

by | Nov 25, 2019

Nearly 20 years ago, in the wake of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, the masterful Wendell Berry wrote an impassioned…

by | Nov 22, 2018

A year ago yesterday, my youngest son lay on a bed in the emergency department of Texas Children’s Hospital. He…

by | Nov 21, 2018

What to make of Thanksgiving? It isn’t what it used to be but, then, what is? It is not, plainly,…

by | Nov 20, 2018

Maybe you do not need another reason to be thankful, but here’s one that you may not have considered —…

by | Dec 4, 2017

Holiday wreaths being hung in October? Santa Claus making appearances in November? Christmas music before Thanksgiving? Enough! I think we need…

by | Nov 24, 2017

It’s Thanksgiving. Alex and I spent it down at our fun club in Rancho Mirage with our fellow senior citizens….

by | Nov 22, 2017

Americans readily accept two opposing ideas about the first Thanksgiving — one bright and highly idealized, the other gray and…

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