Goodbye to Some Of That: Upon Leaving New York

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.  T.S. Eliot I spent half of my life trying to get to New York. I then spent a year trying to leave it, and I finally did. … Continue reading

The Decade that Sucked: The Top 10 News Stories and Why They Matter

President Bill Clinton identified himself and his Administration as a “bridge to the 21st century”, and I remember all of the many hopes that were placed on this new century as the former one came to an end in 1999. There also was a sense of dread, as we did not know if a computer … Continue reading