Silver linings

Silver linings

Credit: Frank Gallagher. Like you, I am rattled. I’m 61 and have type 2 diabetes, putting me in a high-risk group. I’m at home, along with my wife, Leslie, three kids (ages 10, 12 and 14) and two dogs, navigating crowded quarters. My mother, 84, lives thousands of...
The Second Mountain and the Second Half of Life

The Second Mountain and the Second Half of Life

I’m writing to let you know about a profoundly important new book from one of the most influential columnists of our time. The Second Mountain, written by New York Times and PBS NewsHour commentator David Brooks, tells a compelling and ultimately hopeful story about...