An early Christmas present of music, film, images, and stories that hopefully will lighten your load and lift your spirits. May your holiday be merry…
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All week, I’ve been trying to recall where I’d seen light refracted by smoke the way it has been this week here in Southern California, 80 miles or more…
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Each time the credits roll, I find myself thinking the same thing: Thank God, Foster woke up.If he didn’t shake himself out of the stupor of malaise 10…
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"Of science and the human heart, there is no limit..." This week I received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine—a miracle drug that…
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Surely Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of them. The Tzadikim Nistarim or Lamed Vavkniks (lamed-vavniks or Lamed Vovkniks, depending on your transliteration…
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Each Friday, I will share with you a short list of films, music, photographs, exhibitions, stories, spoken-word, and other found objects/creative…
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On what brings us joy, friendship, happy surprises, and other fodder for making hearts lighter in the darkest of times...
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Looking for the light during Advent and in every season
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New signs of hope—whether a "Single Candle," a poppy-stealing pigeon, or drone-exploring ancient islands—in the arts, music, literature, film, the…
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Springsteen's Letter to You, playlists from Krishna Das and U2 (curated by yours truly) to keep you afloat (and entertained while waiting in line to…
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On grief, grace, and other things that show up with the turkey and cranberry sauce
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On the shortest day of the longest year of my so-far life, as Saturn and Jupiter edged toward a rendez-vous closer than they'd had in eight centuries…
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