Other Essays

Mutual Marriage

  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, social scientists have announced a new theory of marriage, http://nyti.ms/1f00hLA. At its heart is Continue Reading →


  They appeared one morning last March, red-decked, white-hulled, battered working boats powering their way through the Narrows. From half Continue Reading →


Having friends in Australia has become a metaphor for all my friendships. Whenever we call our antipodal mates we have Continue Reading →