ARTICLES & COLUMNS

The winding path of Cupid's arrow

The winding path of Cupid's arrow

The Philadelphia Inquirer February 9, 2014 A true tale of modern romance

Weil: Strive for contentment

Weil: Strive for contentment

Well Being The Philadelphia Inquirer October 8, 2012 Andrew Weil , who grew up in West Oak Lane, returns to the city Oct. 21 for Forever Young, a health and wellness fair. Though staying forever young is the culture's "dominant attitude," he says, "the first key to healthy aging is to accept the aging process."

A key to unlocking happiness

A key to unlocking happiness

Well Being The Philadelphia Inquirer September 11, 2012 Exertion equals ecstasy, and a morning run in Maine can be a means of pursuit.

Where jeep got its orders

Where jeep got its orders

The Philadelphia Inquirer August 28, 2011 Butler, Pa., which produced the prototype, gives the trailblazing vehicle a salute.

The running man crosses America

The running man crosses America

Well Being The Philadelphia Inquirer May 9, 2011 When Dean Karnazes ran 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days, I marveled at what I considered the ultimate endurance test and thought he'd finally reached the limit of what's humanly possible. Silly me.

Brooks' book- emotions that count

Brooks' book- emotions that count

The Philadelphia Inquirer March 15, 2011 Journalist and author David Brooks' "The Social Animal" posits that hunger for connection shapes humans more than rationality.

The case for good news

The case for good news

University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center MAPP Summit During my 36 years in the newspaper business, I often wondered whether journalists are primarily romantics or cynics.

Going Home to Glory

Going Home to Glory

Philadelphia Inquirer December 02, 2010 David Eisenhower's new book, Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, offers many poignant, illuminating stories.

Market Moralist To Jack Bogle

Market Moralist To Jack Bogle

The Philadelphia Inquirer October 19, 2008 Market Moralist To Jack Bogle, the reckoning for Wall Street, "with all its sins," reaffirms Vanguard's pioneering course in funds.

Maureen Dowd, Sexual Politics

Maureen Dowd, Sexual Politics

The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 25, 2005, Sexual politics In her new book, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd sets aside affairs of state to examine the messy state of males and females.

Mr. Rogers, a friend for the ages

Mr. Rogers, a friend for the ages

The Philadelphia Inquirer February 28, 2003 Mr. Rogers was tutor, friend for the ages

A Thoreau back-to-nature design

A Thoreau back-to-nature design

The Philadelphia Inquirer November 1, 2002 Some people love cabins, like the one the philosopher built on a famous pond. Here's how anyone can be similarly walled-in.

Here's looking at you, Kid

Here's looking at you, Kid

The Philadelphia Inquirer March 23, 2002 The classy and principled Robert Redford, to be honored tomorrow by Oscar, never let his pretty face get in the way of solid achievement.

A writer who makes magic with words

A writer who makes magic with words

The Philadelphia Inquirer December 30, 1998 Roger Rosenblatt is looking out over the ocean, pointing in the direction where TWA Flight 800 went down in July 1996. The explosion, 10 miles away, shook his house, right here in the Long Island village of Quogue.

A Look Back at a Gentleman

A Look Back at a Gentleman

The Philadelphia Inquirer January 5, 1997 E. Digby Baltzell's Ideals Of Conduct Are Worth Recollecting In These Times,