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During a recent trip to New York City, I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “The Met,” which contains over two million works of art, is one of the world’s largest art galleries. You could spend days wandering through its […]

Life is full of ironies. When you start looking for them, you’ll see them all the time. They make life interesting. For example, last week I had a business meeting in Dallas. I flew Southwest Airlines, which uses Dallas Love […]

Over five years ago, we got our dog, Sandy, a mellow Golden Retriever. Sandy is about a good-natured as a dog can be. She has only growled once in her life . . . when she saw a cow in […]

I read an opinion piece in USA Today that got me thinking: “We expect too much of our presidents” by William Choslovsky. I’m not so interested in the main point of the column, which is a defense of President Obama […]

Part 7 of series: Live Blogging Lent Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series I doubt that John Lennon and Paul McCartney were thinking about Lent when they wrote: “With a Little Help From My Friends.” And I […]

Part 6 of series: Live Blogging Lent Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today I finish up my Lenten reflections on Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James Gleick. Let me begin with a quotation […]

Part 5 of series: Live Blogging Lent Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Last Thursday I put up some comments about and excerpts from a book: Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James Gleick. On […]

I’ve seen the first signs of spring in my yard. We’ve had plenty of rain this year, along with unusually cold weather. But a few warm days, with highs in the 60s, have encouraged some wildflowers to start blooming. Here’s […]

Part 4 of series: Live Blogging Lent Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Yesterday I began a Lenten review of the book Faster by James Gleick. Today I want to respond a bit more to the book, […]

Part 3 of series: Live Blogging Lent Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series I recently finished reading a book by James Gleick, Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything. Published in 2000, Faster argues that our lives […]

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