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There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing…
New York City has finally hired women to pick up the garbage, which makes sense to me, since, as I’ve discovered, a good bit of…
I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible…
And I don’t have to listen to a sermon to know what to think or feel about them. It’s almost as if I absorbed completely…
The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private…
Raising a child is a little like Picasso’s work; in the beginning he did very conventional representational things. Cubism came after he had the rules…
There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler, not an Ezra, a…
Somewhere between a third and a quarter of all people living in America today were born between 1946 and 1965 and if you think you’re…
If I get the forty additional years statisticians say are likely coming to me, I could fit in at least one, maybe two new lifetimes.…
But it’s important, while we are supporting lessons in respecting others, to remember that many of our youngest kids need to learn to respect themselves.…
You want to have fun with your kids, and no one has fun with someone who runs roughshod.
When children are small, parents should run their lives and not the other way around.
In the family sandwich, the older people and the younger ones can recognize one another as the bread. Those in the middle are, for a…
I am an affirmative action hire.
I once wanted to be a personage. Now I am comfortable being a person.
The greatest public health threat for many American women is the men they live with.
I don’t have to listen to the Gospel on Sunday to know the stories of the New Testament. They inform so much of what I…
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don’t discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it’s stupid. Banning books shows you don’t trust your kids…
The victim mentality may be the last uncomplicated thing about life in America.
If you want something, it will elude you. If you do not want something, you will get ten of it in the mail.
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