Gen X

Strength Versus Strain

I recently read (and recommend) “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine” by Alan Lightman, a theoretical astrophysicist. His book …

The Corner of Bitter and Sweet

When fall comes early, it throws everything off — or maybe it just highlights things that a person isn’t prepared …

A Good Struggle

I’ve often wondered how Odysseus spent his days after returning home. Once the euphoria of resting in bed, embracing his …