Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

I’m attending a birthday party next week in a shoe-free home. The invitation warns all guests of this in advance, and has playfully suggested that we come in “clean socks!” Of course, I have no problem with this, but I’m […]

Here’s a hugely important article by Congressional Quarterly’s Jeff Stein. It reveals the sorry truth that government officials of both parties don’t always know who’s who and what’s what in the Arab world. Five years post-9/11, it’s everyone’s personal responsibility […]

If you know someone who cares about birds and the songs they sing, this is a lovely holiday gift–it’s a book that actually utters 250 (!) bird songs for you at the touch of a button. I recently purchased a […]