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It was Peter Matthiessen, I think, who said that we should consider ourselves lucky if we were awake five minutes a day

Is this stealing?

Polls have had an increasingly powerful effect on legislative decisions

The problem with any house-renewal effort, as many of you will agree, is mission creep

We have the examples of Depression-era parents to thank for these periodic urges to live large

I found it odd that on Easter, when Dad joined us at Mass, no one seemed to know him

The goal is to see that all Americans have basic coverage, which is long overdue

Reminders are now all around us that the time has come to get ready for the warmer, more active months

“Is the Lime an Endangered Species?”

I got Nelson a year ago, when he was a teenager, I suppose, about 9 months old