Monthly Archives: November 2016

Marijuana’s and alcohol’s differing paths toward domestication

Note:  This commentary ran in the Coeur d’Alene Press on November 30th, 2016 (link). It’s interesting to contrast marijuana’s current cultural journey toward legalization with beverage alcohol’s experience in 1933 and the years immediately following, when national prohibition was repealed.  Today, … Continue reading

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Remembering Salinger

Note:  Our local paper kindly published the following letter in the days following J.D. Salinger’s death, on Jan. 27, 2010. Editor: I read J.D. Salinger’s books, starting with The Catcher in the Rye, in my formative years in the late … Continue reading

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