Daily Archive: May 27, 2013


The Worst Thing About Kids Sports Is The Parents

While other families traveled, partied and picnicked, our Memorial Day Weekend was taken up almost entirely by a lacrosse tournament, and I was reminded once again of the inverse relationship between parents who are...


In The First Circle Bookclub!

(Our kickoff post is here, and our discussion posts are here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.) In 1974, Solzhenitsyn was arrested, deported to West Germany, and had his Soviet citizenship stripped. Apparently,...


For the whole earth is their sepulchre.

The Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial lies at a curve in the Moselle River as it winds through the Vosges Mountains. Epinal is the final resting place of 5,255 American military dead, most of...