All The Things I’d Planned To Do

I had a moment–well, more than a few– to look back on all the things I’d planned to do. Oh, the itinerary was going to be insane: London by rail, Cannes by plane. But then disease arrived, escorted by dread, and laid the best-laid plans to rest instead. Now as the weeks have passed, I … More All The Things I’d Planned To Do

A Sense of Hope

In the previous post, I articulated the sense of loss that we might be feeling as so many aspects of our everyday life have been truncated, restricted, delayed, modified beyond all recognition, or completely vaporized. All that, in a matter of weeks. Usually, life allows us to adapt, change, and grow gradually. Going through school … More A Sense of Hope

A Sense of Loss…?

Pundits and journalists around the world continue to wax prophetic about the innumerable ways our world has changed during this pandemic. They point out the obvious and the nuanced, the banal and the thought-provoking. The concrete and the ephemeral. How the world will be after the health crisis–and how and when ‘after’ will occur–are two … More A Sense of Loss…?

Old Money: In Their Own Words

I graduated from law school wanting to help people. I started practicing in a rough neighborhood, representing people who otherwise couldn’t afford a decent attorney. I ate at the local cafe and engaged people socially and tried to become part of the community. It wasn’t working. I’d been raised in New Haven. I was young … More Old Money: In Their Own Words

For Your Consideration…

I hope everyone is well during this challenging and supremely surreal time. As many of us are house-bound, I thought it might be an idea to offer up some of my favorite films. This list might be helpful as we pass the time reading, exercising, cleaning out closets, and scouring streaming services and cable channels … More For Your Consideration…