Monthly Archives: July 2014

Merge like a Decent Human Being, Please

I read something horribly discouraging yesterday, something that shook the very foundations of my being. But before I get into that, let’s start with a scenario. Say you’re driving on the highway, gliding smoothly along at 68 mph, when you … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables: A Book Review

When I was young, the Anne of Green Gables novels were among my favorite novels. This hasn’t changed as I’ve gotten older. I’ve always been somewhat puzzled, however, by the fact that the books never seemed that popular among my friends back when I was … Continue reading

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You Can Always Come Home

Four years ago, when LeBron James, the greatest basketball player in the world, spurned his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat, it was a national sports sensation. For Clevelanders, a fan base who haven’t had a professional sports championship … Continue reading

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A Day

It’s good to live in the city, to walk down the busy street to a crowded restaurant on a Friday night, to head to the bookstore after dinner. It’s exciting to work in Washington, D.C., to take my lunch walks … Continue reading

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