New Writing at Adam Smith Works! Food and the Enlightenment

It started the way many of these things do, as I've found out, with a call from Amy Willis. Amy had invited me to attend a virtual book group in January reading Jane Austen's Persuasion and Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiment together. It was a bit of an eye opener for me. Smith, 75 years... Continue Reading →

Books to Look for This Fall — (or what I read on my summer non-vacation)

Some books I read over the summer and think you'll enjoy -- from the latest on Working From Home to the classic Middlemarch.

#notes200in2020! Will you join me?

With a Q4 Update about how many amazing notes and calls and emails and texts I've received back!

The Four Times I’ve Seen Notre Dame* or How Tragedy Can Create Community

*with apologies to Dave Chappelle On April 15, we watched Notre Dame of Paris burn. As the flames spread, we all prayed the structural integrity of the building would hold and contemplated the very possible loss of the finest example of Gothic architecture in existence. We watched as the spire crumbled and cried. And then... Continue Reading →

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