February 22, 2017 12:16 PM
Barbra Streisand’s 74 now. Blond. Botoxed. And bigger, in more ways than one, than ever.
February 16, 2017 11:00 AM
Does negativity produce a certain charisma that’s lacking in exchanges between those who have each other’s best interests at heart?
February 9, 2017 10:22 AM
Today I recall three great loves of my life. Yet I’m more interested in finding joy and happiness in the moment.
February 2, 2017 01:45 PM
For most of us on my block in San Francisco's Richmond district 80 years ago, middle class was fine and pursuit of riches a waste of family quality time.
January 26, 2017 11:09 AM
A summertime stop at the Sagaponack General Store triggers a flood of nostalgia.
January 18, 2017 11:27 AM
Recent polls show increasing support for climate action among Republican voters, and several G.O.P. senators have spoken out in favor of it.
January 12, 2017 12:11 PM
It was only after my second cup of coffee that a thought drifted into my consciousness: "It's January and I need to find a bathing suit."
January 5, 2017 11:57 AM
In subways, restaurants, and other public places, I see more and more caregivers totally absorbed in mobile devices while they are with young children.
December 29, 2016 12:34 PM
He was big: 6 feet 4 inches, 260 pounds, and all muscle. His name was Abe Simon, and he was a friend of my father and my uncle Harold. He became a heavyweight boxing contender.
December 22, 2016 12:22 PM
Christmas Day this year will be the 100th anniversary of a huge memorial service on Capitol Hill for Inez Milholland Boissevain, whose death played a crucial role in the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
December 15, 2016 01:01 PM
Two months ago my life changed from black-and-white photograph to color movie for four hours. The special screening took place during the 40th reunion of the East Hampton High School class of 1976.
December 8, 2016 12:42 PM
We live in a world awash in facts, figures, and screens, and it challenges our tolerance for not knowing, for living with questions rather than so many answers.
December 1, 2016 12:31 PM
Hate hurts most when you’re not ready for it, when your thoughts after a brutal political season are of the comfort of home. That’s how hate sliced through me recently on the Long Island Rail Road — suddenly.
November 23, 2016 10:21 AM
I was certain that a second home would actually be horrible for me: more bills and aggravation. Why not just travel the world and stay in luxury hotels?