Parents usually have the opportunity to meet their child’s caregivers during the adoption process. The following list includes suggested topics to discuss. It will be helpful for parents who make two trips to complete the adoption, and those who have been given little information prior to travel.
End of the year link love.
A look back at the great posts of 2007.
Ben Zimmer wonders what we will call this decade.
Domke and Coe look at the presidential candidates in historical perspective.
Anatoly answers questions that have come up throughout the month.
Aaron Filler looks at what makes humans- “human.”
Happy Holidays to all. Now get off the computer and go spend time with your family! Clocks that put our season of excess into perspective. Major moves online at the LATimes. Some great reasons to love NYC. In memory of the 64 journalists who died on the job this year. My favorite book of the […]
Robert Mack teaches us about Sweeney Todd.
Stephanie O’Cain’s favorite book is Written on the Body.
Greg Galant’s favorite book is The Power Broker.
The incarnations of Sweeney Todd.
Erin Cox shares her favorite books with us.
Dylan Moulton’s favorite book is…
I have never finished reading my favorite book. This may sound incongruous, but the truth is that any time I “finish” Sartre’s ‘The Words’, I simply start it again. For many years, I have always been somewhere in the process of reading this quietly brilliant book. Sartre’s memoir is one of paradox.
Earlier this week I spent an enjoyable hour being interviewed on the Wisconsin Public Radio show “At Issue with Ben Merens.” Though our topic was ostensibly the New Oxford American Dictionary’s choice of ‘locavore’ as Word of the Year, we soon ventured into other word-related matters, such as ‘O’.