Heloise slams her bedroom door. She’s had a quarrel with a friend, and it has snowballed as these things will, and now other girls are involved and taking sides. My 12-and-a-half-year-old -- who is sometimes 23 and other times six -- feels persecuted and misunderstood, and her…
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For those of you who use Spotify, you know their famous “Wrapped” summaries dropped today. We are a people who love it when our particulars and…
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Wednesday, November 15 4:59PM PST. I hold my phone to the screen of my MacBook. “Can you see, Mousie?” “What am I looking at, papa? I don’t see…
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Two more small Saturday night notes on the election. ONE: With the Democrats holding the Senate, and with the retirement of Patrick Leahy of Vermont…
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Far wiser observers of the scene have better election post-mortems, so I’ll restrict myself to three observations about yesterday’s surprising midterms…
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I started graduate school at UCLA in the fall quarter, 1989. That was the quarter the Berlin Wall came down. It was the term of the great Loma Prieta…
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I do not charge for subscriptions any longer, and my writing is free to all, but if you are interested in supporting me and my work, I would very much…
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I do not charge for subscriptions any longer, and my writing is free to all, but if you are interested in supporting me and my work, I would very much…
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