Commentary: Appreciating the life lessons of Christmas 1969

Most of my Christmases have become hopelessly blurred together, but Christmas 1969 holds a special place in my heart. In fact, back in 1998 my very first yuletide column took a whimsically nostalgic look at that holiday. But as the 50th anniversary of Christmas 1969 approaches, I feel compelled to write something with more gravitas. […]

Commentary: Are you thankful for any of these things?

With festive turkey-based feasts fast here, and having just re-watched a classic Thanksgiving-themed Steve Martin video, I thought it appropriate that I share a few of the things for which I am thankful. I apologize if the list is too predictable and schmaltzy, but please bear with me. I am thankful for the deer that […]