06/14/11 09:28 am

Last Night's Debate

I tuned in late to last night’s debate, and was surprised to find that the eco...
06/13/11 09:35 am

On Passion

A few weeks ago David Brooks wrote a piece telling recent graduates to find som...
06/11/11 08:25 am

Palin's Emails

Unless one wants to wade through the thousands of recently released Palin emails...
06/09/11 10:15 am

Overpriced Tutors

Who knew that you could live large as a tutor? I’m generally not one to questi...
06/07/11 09:03 am

Thoughts on Weiner

Anthony Weiner’s refusal (for the moment) to resign should come as no surprise...
06/06/11 09:53 am

Santorum Enters the Race

Rick Santorum, the former Republican senator from Pennsylvania, has now entered ...
06/05/11 09:17 am

Opening Sentences

To rev up for the summer reading season, here are the opening sentences of a few...
06/03/11 08:44 am

The New Nutrition Plate

The federal government has replaced the food pyramid with the nutrition plate. A...
06/02/11 09:30 am

On Meat

Over the past few years, food has become more than just a topic for gourmands. I...
05/31/11 11:54 am

The Guardian of Silence

I wrote this some time ago. I was partially responding to how much noise there i...
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