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Bruni: A father’s secret for life

utsandiego.com — A generous man from the start, my father has somehow grown even more generous still, not just with items of measurable value but with those of immeasurable worth, like his time. His gestures. His emotions. He has figured out what makes him happiest, and it's doing the little bit that he can to nudge the people he loves toward their own contentment.

Hillary’s Shelved Crown

nytimes.com — THE 2016 presidential campaign is only now gathering steam and already I'm confused. For starters, Hillary Clinton says she's focusing on "everyday Americans." Which of the nation's voters don't fall into that category? Are there voters who are Zimbabweans on Wednesdays? Costa Ricans on Saturdays?

My Father’s Secret

nytimes.com — ATLANTIC CITY - Dad had a twinkle in his eye. "Wait until you see this trick," he told me. "This secret. You're guaranteed to make money. I'll show you when we sit down at a table." A blackjack table, he meant.

Best, Brightest - and Saddest?

nytimes.com — PALO ALTO, Calif. - I HAD heard about all of the dying, about all of the grief, and still I didn't immediately understand what I was seeing when, at a railroad crossing here, I spotted a man in a blaring orange vest, the kind that road crews and public-safety workers wear.

Comentario: La homosexualidad y el cristianismo no tienen por qué estar en conflicto

nytimes.com — El drama en el estado de Indiana la semana pasada, y el debate más amplio sobre las llamadas leyes de libertad religiosa en Estados Unidos, presenta a la homosexualidad y al cristianismo como fuerzas en feroz colisión.

Civita di Bagnoregio Journal

nytimes.com — Almost from the moment this hilltop town rose, it began to fall, and for most of the many centuries it has been living, it has also been dying. The Etruscans have to answer for that.

Bigotry, the Bible and the Lessons of Indiana

nytimes.com — THE drama in Indiana last week and the larger debate over so-called "religious freedom" laws in other states portray homosexuality and devout Christianity as forces in fierce collision. They're not - at least not in several prominent denominations, which have come to a new understanding of what the Bible does and doesn't decree, of what people can and cannot divine in regard to God's will.

The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think

wnyc.org — The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think This is the time of year when many high school seniors get their college acceptances and rejections. Some may be dejected that they didn't get into their first choice school or a school with a stellar reputation.

The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think

hereandnow.wbur.org — This is the time of year when many high school seniors get their college acceptances and rejections. Some may be dejected that they didn't get into their first choice school or a school with a stellar reputation.

The Squeeze on Elite Colleges

time.com — Subscriber content preview. or Sign In Determined to get into one of the dozen or so most selective institutions of higher learning in America? I'm sorry to break the news, but your odds have never been worse.
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Apr 19, 2015

RT @jasondhorowitz: U had me at marsupial @FrankBruni. Huma clings to Hillary "so tightly their relationship could be called marsupial." nytimes.com/2015/04/19/opi…

Apr 19, 2015

RT @JillDLawrence: .@FrankBruni on Hillary's "everyday Americans" rollout: "The transparency of the effort didn’t nullify it." nyti.ms/1aH4wfP

Apr 18, 2015

Intriguing and important, via @jonathanweisman, 'At Global Economic Gathering, U.S. Primacy . . . Ebbing,' nyti.ms/1ESup9a

Apr 18, 2015

Her rollout was an exercise in obeisance, a kind of groveling, garnished w/ guacamole. "Hillary's Shelved Crown," nyti.ms/1Dl3ZYi

Apr 17, 2015

Vatican ends controversial three-year oversight of US sisters' leaders | National Catholic Reporter: ncronline.org/news/vatican/v… via @NCRonline

Apr 16, 2015

Random food encounter: excellent lunch the other day in downtown Tarrytown (NY) at Mint. Superb Cubano sandwich + excellent cheese plate.

Apr 16, 2015

Very interesting read via @mroth78, "Can Matthew Crawford Deliver Us From Distraction?" shar.es/1gNj3J

Apr 15, 2015

RT @mariashriver: This made me cry. "See? You're already a winner." I hope to be able to be like him for my kids. @FrankBruni : nytimes.com/2015/04/15/opi…

Apr 15, 2015

RT @jonathanwald: If you read one opinion piece today it should be this one by @frankbruni. "My Father’s Secret" nyti.ms/1FQen0T

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