Season’s Greetings

September is the lone chill month in the back half of the year. After Labor Day, we’re done with all the high-strung anxieties of summer—summer romances, summer songs, catching all the summer movies, trying to maintain a summer beach body if you haven’t embraced the life-affirming freedom of wearing a T-shirt to the pool. Read More



Derek Jeter and Katy Perry Offer Lessons in Graceful Transitions

You don’t always see them when they’re there, but every so often, life presents you with opportunities to pivot, to transition gracefully from one moment to the next. Derek Jeter, for example, pivoted perfectly last week from “baseball player” to “object of wistful melancholy for a time when the Yankees weren’t dangerously close to being worse than the Blue Jays.” Read More