Month: August 2009


I’m watching the funeral services for Ted Kennedy.  What a remarkable life.But I think the key lesson that his life and death provides is that of redemption; redemption is possible, no matter what your circumstances, no matter what your wrongs.  Take Kennedy:  Kicked out of Harvard for cheating (later readmitted); Chappaquiddick; womanizing and other activities …

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The Wedding

My daughter – my only child – was married last weekend.It was a symbol of Ness’ independence that she choose to walk up the aisle alone.  No one could give her away; she wasn’t owned by her father or me; and she’s not going to be owned by her now-husband, either.It was a joyous occasion.  …

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