Uncling

After my nephew Harrison came to visit us, I wrote a short essay about being an uncle vs. being a father and it was published in the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine yesterday. Here’s the link.

Letter editing

Further adventures in my life as a letter writing crank: This is from the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, May 25, 2008, in response to a short piece by Charles Pierce. I’m not sure what Rosie Crocker’s problem with it was, but I thought it was a good bit of historical reflection. In fact, this is…