Faith & Prayer
Carrie Prejean–Role Model or Rogue Model?
Every day, it seems there’s another Carrie Prejean story in the news. For those who haven’t been paying attention (and I kinda wish I was one of you), she’s the Miss USA pageant contestant from California whose answer to a question about her opinion on gay marriage (she opposes it on religious grounds) may…
Manners or Me First? A Tale of Ethics and the Native New Yorker
By way of introduction, I’d like to share a little about myself. (I’d promise not to do it again, but I undoubtedly will.) I was raised by a family who assumed I’d always instinctively understand the difference between right and wrong. Though I’m of Jewish descent, we didn’t subscribe to a particular belief system, so…
How far would you go to get rich quick?
Standing in an especially long line at my bank yesterday, my wandering mind intersected at two points: my poor, beleaguered bank account (sob, tear) and the summer bank heist movie, Public Enemies, starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale. Where did these thoughts intersect? Well, not to give away any of my more nefarious “get rich…
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