Unjust Desserts

Unjust Desserts

I once emceed the National Restaurant Association’s annual awards banquet and expected the food would be fabulous. It turned out to come nowhere close. Here’s the story.

Keeping 9/11 In Perspective

Keeping 9/11 In Perspective

Here’s a piece I wrote in 2003 on the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, offering perspective on how daily American lives were not really changed that horrible day.

Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper

When I heard Friday of the death of Valerie Harper at age 80, I went to my archives to dig out this revealing conversation I had with her in February, 2006.