Election Day 2016

  I grew up in a politically split household, but in the opposite way from a lot of others: Dad was a liberal Democrat and Mom was a conservative Republican. My brothers and I all followed Dad’s lead and after many years, Mom joined us too. She was born and raised in Massachusetts at aContinue reading “Election Day 2016”

The Meaning of Life

    I recently re-read Kurt Vonnegut’s second novel, The Sirens of Titan, from 1959. A reviewer of the book in Esquire wrote about the author: “He dares not only to ask the ultimate question about the meaning of life, but to answer it.” The book is dedicated: For Alex Vonnegut, special agent, with love.Continue reading “The Meaning of Life”