Manners for the technology age

August 21, 2010
A few weeks ago I was returning from an event in a car with several people, all of whom were tweeting and sending photos of the evening around to their friends.What...

This thing called love

July 15, 2010
This is for the man who makes me laugh every day. And who made all my dreams come true.Today, we celebrate our first and our 38th wedding anniversary. And if you don't...

Fractured famiglia

June 3, 2010
All for one and one for all. That's the common view of an Italian family. I've seen it in action with friends, both Italian and not. It's powerful. People assume that...

A working definition of God

June 1, 2010
I'm reading a book written by a woman who is a minister. She says that we spend most of our lives figuring out what belongs in the blank of the following sentence:...

The life raft of dysfunction

May 29, 2010
Change is a funny thing.When change is forced on us, we sometimes resist. Strongly.We fight against the forces that have taken us from our safe place: the familiar.And...

It’s only mannerly

May 19, 2010
I'm not sure when good manners became as anachronistic, as, say, picking up a woman's dropped handkerchief.But clearly, manners have a minimal place in our current...

Missing piece

May 18, 2010
Everyone has someone who completes them.I hope you're lucky enough to have found...

Fractured famiglia

April 24, 2010
All for one and one for all. That's the common view of an Italian family. I've seen it in action with friends, both Italian and not.It's powerful.People assume that all...

Dialogue: it’s complicated. But not really.

April 15, 2010
"I don't say I love you to her because I don't. I want to be as honest as I can. I've been in love, I know the difference.""Then why does she stay?""Well, she's damaged...

More on raising kids

March 31, 2010
I am a fan of the TV show Mad Men and was thrilled when Season 3 arrived on Netflix.It has not disappointed.The characters are very richly rendered. But one aspect of...

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