Monthly Archives: August 2011

Kudos to Bill Keller, down with wimpiness

He’s so right. “We need to ask candidates tougher questions about their faith,” Keller, the NYT executive editor writes in this week’s NYT mag. If a presidential candidate believes in the rapture, does that mean that s/he could never appoint an … Continue reading

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“Too Jewish”

Most of my life it’s been a quandary. Sure I’m Jewish but going to synagogue doesn’t do it for me. It feels more sacred to walk down the path at Wonderland in Acadia National Park; I feel more “one ” … Continue reading

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In my house

If it all works out, a lobsterman will move into my Southwest Harbor home this weekend. Perfect timing. A major relief for me to have the house occupied through howling winds, ice and snow. Winter renters have moved in and … Continue reading

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America, America, wherefore art thou?

Brook’s “Paradise Lust” is getting great reviews. Ethan arrives in Houston this weekend to start grad school at Rice. Dan and I are doing fine. But America? That’s another story. Without jumping on the disbelief bandwagon about our politics getting … Continue reading

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Life’s ups and downs

We all have them, the twists and turns, the highs and lows. But how to keep the extremes in check — that is the question. Tomorrow Brook’s first book “Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden” will have a … Continue reading

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