What Katie Did

Nine years ago, my son, dressed in a good suit, was sitting in the back row of a small church in North Carolina during the weekly service. An elderly lady was sitting next to him, and after a while asked… [more]


One week during the last campaign I thought maybe we were finally getting somewhere. A series of stories were printed about women who had been sexually harassed, abused, and raped by Donald Trump. These women had found the courage to… [more]

Coast Guard Cuts

Every morning I routinely open our front door and send the dog out to the end of the driveway to fetch the morning paper. I usually place the paper on the kitchen counter while I rummage under the sink to… [more]