AIMLESS   -   Amy’s meandering thoughts about life, love and balance

Divorce, Suicide and Other Thoughts to Start the Day

Posted On January 27, 2011

I woke up this morning to The Today’s Show teaser-before-commercial: “Children of divorce are more likely to attempt suicide.”  That’s catchy.  Scary.  Disturbing.  I couldn’t wait for the commercial break to end.  There was Matt Lauer, apparently full of concern as he asked experts about a recent study that suggests that boys whose parents are […]

Trying to Write Away a Wrong

Posted On January 18, 2011

Recently, a controversy over the use of the N-word in “Huckleberry Finn” received a lot of press and water-cooler talk.  This classic book, whose pages have been read and treasured by readers since 1885, has been the subject of much controversy ever since Mark Twain delivered it to our bedsides.  But, now, as a scholar […]

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