Other Essays

What Will You Say?

April 16, 2013 A friend wrote me last night with a question.  She had just heard of the massacre at Continue Reading →

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 →