A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]

My Ancestral Ghosts — Are They Haunting This Halloween House in Minnesota?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The maple, ash and elm trees were turning gloriously gold and carnelian in Red Wing, Minnesota, earlier this month. Front … [Read more...]

She’s Shaved Her Head Bald — Is Our Daughter Headed for the Dark Side?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall “Hey, Barbara. Come look. Christina’s bald.” “Bald?” “Yes, bald. Her picture's on Facebook.” I dashed upstairs. I … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: My Daughter the Trash Heap

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My daughter is beautiful. She was born beautiful. But I sometimes wonder if she really wants to be. If she liked being … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]