Randi Kreiss
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Last Thanksgiving we dined alone. I’m remembering an over-roasted turkey leg with a side of anxiety for me . . . more
You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created. more
In my hopeful search for common ground between the political and cultural forces of the far right and the far left, I have pretty much come up empty. Until now. more
Winter is coming, meteorologically, astronomically, politically and “Game of Throne”-y. Let us embrace this brief, bridge season between fall and early winter . . . more
How is my son, Jason, like a McDonald’s quarter-pounder? more
It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours. more
Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . . more
Have you noticed that the seams don’t meet the right way and the doorjamb is wobbly? Our house is unstable. The beams of this great edifice called America are slightly off plumb in a number of disturbing ways. more
My earliest memory of a family vacation adventure ended with my mother and father falling into each other’s arms and sobbing. more
Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . . more
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