The Ladies on the Bench

You might have seen this famous photograph from 1964, by Gary Winogrand: In the New Yorker, Emma Allen talks to two of the ladies on that bench and hears their (fascinating) stories. Read it here. [Read more...]

Where’d We Get Movie Popcorn?

Well, I’ve got to say – I’m usually not someone who complains about Mondays, but I woke up this morning and thought, here we go again. In case you did, too, I’ve got something for you. It’s not about Mondays or about work. It’s purely for fun. The New York Times ran an article that recounts [Read More...]

Of History and Hope

Happy Independence Day, Americans! (And happy belated Canada Day to any Canadians out there!) Of History and Hope By Miller Williams We have memorized America, how it was born and who we have been and where. In ceremonies and silence we say the words, telling the stories, singing the old songs. We like the places [Read More...]


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