Monthly Archives: May 2008

following wisdom

April 25, 2008 One of the most compelling aspects of the 2008 presidential race is the widening gap between young voters and their elders. The media is filled with stories of how young people have become passionately involved in the … Continue reading

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when to risk unreasonable… hope

April 18, 2008 Hope and, by extension, hopelessness have been big themes of this year’s presidential campaign. They are themes that resonate with me, and themes that weave through THE PIEMAKER. I think it’s an almost universal experience of childhood.. … Continue reading

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leadership is an invitation

April 12, 2008 THE PIEMAKER emerged out of my struggles last summer to care about or feel engaged in American politics. As I wrote it, I tried to think back to a time when the country felt different to me. … Continue reading

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on opening THE PIEMAKER

Friday, April 04, 2008 When I began dreaming up THE PIEMAKER last summer, I was thinking about how little interest I had felt in American politics for quite some time… for some time I had taken to concentrating on the … Continue reading

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