It was dark by the time the 41-year-old woman was able to start the long drive from her father’s apartment in Washington, D.C., to her home in Westchester County, N.Y. She was eager to get back to her husband and three children.
“We tell children, ‘Go apologize to your brother,’ but they can learn more by experiencing you apologizing to them,” says Jeremy Ruckstaetter, a professor of counseling at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. When Ruckstaetter started researching apologies in graduate school,
I work for a company that holds itself to be highly ethical. Recently, a senior-level consultant joined the team and on at least one occasion recorded closed meetings without consent. I want to speak up, but I fear retaliation. What is the
I have never lived in either London or New York, and thus have next to no experience with the hotbeds of English-speaking theater. Though I frequently travel to those cities, and social media posts of friends with their Broadway Playbills tantalize me,
Afterward, I’d wait for a blockmate working as a porter to wipe down a phone with bleach and water before letting me use it. I’d call my 75-year-old mom in Fort Lauderdale, who’d talk to me about her cat, her Parkinson’s and
“You cultivate this deep bond, but still, your bird could always fly away,” says Lauren McGough, 34, a licensed and permitted falconer, who rehabilitates eagles from her home in the suburbs of Oklahoma City. Eagles come together to mate and nest, but
These days, the sun lingers an hour longer. And with the coronavirus vaccines reaching more people every day, there is the hope that this pandemic is waning. And so I want to remember the love poem. The politics of holding someone close.
Kate writes: We were without a washer for a few weeks. Rather than buy new underwear, my husband, Steve, pulled out a pair of scissors and invented “short johns.” You take a pair of long johns, snip them off midthigh and then
But when he saw the dental CT, he immediately ordered a conventional CT of her head. The dental scan was developed to give a three-dimensional image of the jaw and teeth, so it can’t be expected to show the entire skull. The
We picked our way to a clearing on the floor and carefully settled. A young man with a nervous face sat nearby as well as a man in a teal onesie — like adult-size footsie pajamas — stroking the arm of a
Public performance and spectacle — rallies, speeches, news conferences — are as inherent to politics as they are to sports. Our two major political parties even hold their national conventions in giant sports arenas. And in politics, just as in sports, a