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Entries by Sherman Yellen from 06/2008

Hillary's Swan Song

| Posted 06.04.2008 | Politics

Hillary seemed to be saying "with my departure from the race the world is left to geese and fools like Obama." Not a word about McCain. Nobody ever expected better of her. Wait -- somebody did. Me.

In Defense of Marriage

| Posted 06.13.2008 | Healthy Living

I'm a big booster of marriage as the best place to deal with love. Divorce often seems wasteful to me: the wrong way to resolve many problems, and bad emotional ecology.

Russert-Mania

| Posted 06.17.2008 | Media

No man should die at the height of his powers at 58. Truly a sad event. Russert was at the top of his game when he died. And yet... and yet... something didn't smell right to me.

My Mother: A Nana for Obama

| Posted 06.20.2008 | Politics

Simply said, my mother would have voted for Obama to keep her promise to the future, "for the sake of the kids. I hope that many of those in Florida, and elsewhere, planning to vote for McCain think again.