Monthly Archives: May 2012

Barack Obama’s historic gamble

Barack Obama has once again assured his place in the history of the American presidency. Obama acted courageously, if¬†carefully, this week in becoming the first American president to¬†openly support gay marriage. In doing so, he took substantial risks – with … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

My Mom had opinions on just about everything. And she wasn’t shy about sharing them either. Ethel Lanson was a teacher — first biology and then, when I was growing up on Long Island in the ’50s and ’60s, a … Continue reading

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