By the time I was sixteen I knew I was a one man woman. I fell in love with the long-haired guitar playing hippie and remained madly so until I was half way through college. A serial monogamist, I love being coupled. Being coupled means an ever present partner for the small joys that fill…

“How have you been?” I asked with a sincere smile as we waited in line to enter the bar association meeting room. He looked down and hesitated. “Good. I’ve been good, “ he replied, appearing a little anxious.  “I ask because I know how hard you work,” I said. This observation was easy to make…

Imagine your life captured on film for half a century. Imagine that since the age of 7, someone collected your thoughts about life. Imagine that your hopes and dreams, your successes and disappointments, were all recorded and then seen by thousands of people around the world. Participants in the documentary 56 Up lived this experience….