Serena and Tiger

In the August 14th New York Times, there’s an article by Karen Crouse, a sports reporter for the paper, entitled “Tiger and Serena Confront Twilight and Aching Backs.”  Crouse clearly admires both stellar athletes, even saying they achieved unique...

Toni Morrison

A cherished friend just called me to be the one to tell me that Toni Morrison has died.   For half a century she has given us book after book after book filled with characters who don’t always succeed but who never lose humanity. For half a century she has...