Affluence

Affluence

I came of age when women were newly encouraged to be equal, to take charge, to surge upward, “lean in.” As a result of this insurrection – and the recent spate of down-sizing higher echelon men – 20% of women ages 40 – 69 earn about the...
Delicious Acuity

Delicious Acuity

Which was you prefer as delicious acuity – if you had to, or could, choose, Constant Reader: foresight or hindsight? “No one knows what it’s like To be the bad man To be the sad man… Behind blue eyes” —Pete Townsend, The Who As for me, I...
Time Capsule

Time Capsule

In December 1986 I assembled a time capsule to hastily insert in an extra concrete pour necessitated by our pool contractor’s incorrectly-placed layout. It seemed that the entrance steps into the sports pool were harrowingly near our home’s sliding door....