Why Be Thankful?

Chevre, For most of us, I would guess, it’s not so hard on Thanksgiving to bring to mind many things for which we are grateful. For some of us, though, that might be a little more difficult. A recent article by Prof. David DeSteno, a psychologist teaching at...

Beware Self-Righteousness

Chevre, Reading this week’s Torah portion, Vayera, my eye was caught by something I’d never noticed before. It arises from reading two separate stories as a related pair. Story #1: God & Abraham, Sodom & Gomorrah Sodom and Gomorrah are thoroughly corrupt....

The Evolution of the American Narrative (As We Tell It)

Chevre, We are the stories that we tell. And those stories are selective. We cannot recall every event. And we cannot recall every detail of every event or the telling would become a replica of the event itself, taking the same amount of time as the original. In other...

Mazel Tov Leslie and Kevin Harrison!

Chevre: I am so pleased to share this news about the last wedding for Leslie and Kevin Harrison! The new Taylor Tenca and Philip made it official at the Glen Club on October 12, 2019. Philip’s parents names are Phil and Ellen Tenca, and both families are beyond...
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