A Case of the Human Condition: When a Six-Year-Old Flies Solo

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, July 26, 1987, The Oakland Tribune It was my mother-in-law on the phone."When can Peter fly down for a visit?" she wanted … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Four-Year-Old Girls — The Last Bastion of Pretty

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, September 1987 "What does Christina have on today?" M.J. wanted to know. M.J. and Christina are … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Spring’s Here — And So Is That Guy With His Camera

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall He shows up every spring. Some years we see him. Some years we don't. He shows up at our house just as … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: How Millennial Are You?

Want to know whether you are a Millennial, a Gen Xer, a Boomer or a Silent Generation-er? Take this test on the Pew Forum website. According to this … [Read more...]

Guest Post From Jon: Does “Under God” Belong in the Pledge of Allegiance?

Jon wrote this post a couple of years ago when a Federal Appeals Court ruled in favor of keeping "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance. I don't think Jon … [Read more...]