For Valentine’s Day: “So, What’s the Secret to your being Married 49 Years?”

Valentine’s Day is more of a pressure than many people think. And it’s not only a pressure-ridden day and night because of whether we have a Valentine and one that will give us whatever the “right” thing this year. It’s a pressure because people are mixed about those they love…

This past year, 2019 was the year of our 49th wedding anniversary, and we got several glowing, awe-filled queries as to how we managed to stay together all this time. And it fell on Thanksgiving to boot, so it seemed like an extra gift. It seemed apt to add to the literature on the subject in general with a nod to ambivalence, and attention to some of the mixed factors present in many relationships that are thought of as love only too much of the time.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: Protesting the Invasion of Political Motives

Part of any important remembrance is to feel combinations of sadness and celebration, depending on the type of event or period at hand. January 27th is the day designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

But this year, the 75th anniversary, is marked by…

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