I didn’t finish college. But sometimes the right path doesn’t go the way you—or others—expect. Continue reading Dustin the dropout
With today’s momentous announcements from the Supreme Court, there’s not much that we can add. But we will say this: the justices (well, five of them anyway) made the right decision. Bigotry and discrimination lost. Fairness and equality won—which means we all did. Continue reading It’s time: Marriage equality for all
Tuesday, 6 November 2012 | President Barack Obama, a Democrat, wins reelection while Republican numbers shrink in both houses of Congress. Continue reading Four more years
Who was Joseph Smith, really? This is the basic question Richard Lyman Bushman attempts to answer in Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling, a “cultural biography” of the first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The answer Mr. Bushman—a member of the Church* and an emeritus professor of history at Columbia University here in New York—gives is, in many respects, rather simple. … Continue reading American prophet
After four years of marriage, we have learned that what we have in common—which is a lot—is not nearly so important as the love we share. Continue reading A first and fourth anniversary
I turned 30. Here I reflect on three things that got me to this milestone. Continue reading I’m 30. How’d I get here?