Bonds with Brothers: A Remembrance of 9/11

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(The following elegy for 9/11/01 was written by our son, Erik, on the 15th anniversary of the attack on New York City. He was living there at the time. We are posting it because his memories are still so vivid, …

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Oakland-Oh-My: Our visit to the Other City

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Tourists can easily snoop out the high points of San Francisco: its unique charms like the cable car, steep hills and picturesque bay; or the charms it shares in common with other major cities like superb restaurants. A tourist’s SF …

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Vortical Feats: The Attraction of Sedona

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Over 5000 of them, archaeologists believe, thrived in the high and low valleys between Flagstaff and Phoenix, places that people even today consider receptive to good, supernatural vibes. Then, for reasons still unknown after about 750 years, the Sinagua Indians …

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The Long Party: NYC on NYE

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Outsiders generally think of NYC on New Year’s Eve in a very narrow way: Times Square and the moment when the dropping ball declares the new year official. Even as far away as Australia (where the new year actually starts …

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