Sunday, August 20, 2017

Alcohol Won’t Make You Cooler

In eighth grade I was so excited for high school, being older and more sophisticated, and the thought of being invited to hipper parties was excruciatingly cool. Well, now...

Running Out of Gas

I’ll start my first column of the new year with a sheepish confession. For the first time in my life, I ran out of gas. Common sense will tell...

The New Racial Equation

The year before I entered as a freshman in the mid-1970s, there were race riots that put Morristown High School on the front page of the New York Times....

Starting High School

Two weeks ago, I embarked upon the beginning of a new and important era in my life: I became a high school student, entering as a freshman at West...

Growing Up with High Expectations

Does this family story sound familiar: the father, born the son of a North Korean farmer, leaves his family, escapes the Communists, and puts himself through the most prestigious...

Growing Up With High Expectations

Does this family story sound familiar: the father, born the son of a North Korean farmer, leaves his family, escapes the Communists, and puts himself through the most prestigious...

Roommates by Chance, Friends for Life

Back in 1978 when Grease was the word (was the word was the word), Jimmy Carter was our president, regular gas cost 63 cents a gallon, and the price...

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