What we took for granted

The other day, in the fifth month of the coronavirus pandemic, we went out for a latte. It was midday and time for a break from our self-imposed stay-at-home regimen…

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Alone Together

Hello, world!  Are you aging in place? “Is this what it was like during the air raids?” my 25-year old son asked me, knowing full well that we were fortunately…

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Coronavirus and the Common Good

Lacking competent or timely national leadership, Americans are stepping up in almost unprecedented ways to combat the deadly coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.  My inbox, undoubtedly yours too, is flooded…

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About Chris Matthews

There is no denying it.  Chris Matthews was a loudmouth.  Except for his surprise subdued farewell opener on his final “Hardball” Monday night, when he seemed also contrite, sad and…

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