Is an Istanbul Trip Too Risky for You? Here’s What You’re Missing

Jon and I took the kids to Istanbul back in pre-ISIS, pre-Arab Spring 2009. What we experienced was a energetic culture with a complicated past, great food … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Our Christmas Candy Is — Gone!

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My son Peter's girlfriend's mom has a lot of good qualities. She gardens, she composts, she giggles at my jokes, she adores … [Read more...]