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A Social Media Fast

A Social Media Fast

On New Year’s Day, I found myself feeling out-of-sorts. I couldn’t pinpoint exactly what the problem was, but there definitely was one. I was restless and apathetic. I was doing all the things that I normally do that bring me contentment, but nothing seemed to be working. My family could tell that something was wrong,…

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

“Washington was a typical American. Napoleon was a typical Frenchman, but Lincoln was a humanitarian as broad as the world. He was bigger than his country – bigger than all the Presidents together…We are still too near to his greatness,’ (Leo) Tolstoy (in 1908) concluded, ‘but after a few centuries more our posterity will find…