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 2014
 
May 9 Don Draper and the New York Mets: 1969, A Year of Miracles
March 4 Woody Allen's 2014 Win: A Sad Oscar Moment
February 12 'The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants': The Damaging Societal Message Exposed in Dylan Farrow's Brave Stand
January 24 When 'Beasts' Are Out of Their Cages: Why Are Some People So Mean, and How Can I Protect Myself From Them?
January 16 A Prayer for All Cities: About Philadelphia's Election for Mayor
January 3 Life With 'Devourers' and 'Baby/Bullies' -- Your Thoughts Please
 
 2013
 
November 26 What We Should Have Learned From JFK's Assassination: The Lives of Fatherless Boys Present Statistics That Threaten All We Hold Dear
November 25 The Trickling Down of Washington Discord: Family Life Deeply Affected
November 21 Distancing Ourselves From a Loved One's Pain: Why Friends and Loved Ones Appear Callous and Removed
November 13 Calling Doris Kearns Goodwin: An Unfair Revision of JFK Legacy: New High School History Texts Needed
November 12 Misguided Optimism: Living With Those Who Live in Denial
October 2 Why Did Breaking Bad Enthrall? Do Not Overlook Its Fierce Healthcare Hook!
September 11 What If? A Case for a President Skilled in Political Psychological Warfare
September 9 In Support of Our President in Syria: Understanding Those Beyond Terrible, Even in Warfare
July 29 The New Yorker Caption Contest and Me: A Tale of Utter Rejection
July 25 A Conflicted, Fractured Mental Health System: What to Do?
July 7 July 4th Panic in Philly: Anxiety Amidst Our Hopeful Festivities
June 25 Don Draper's Pursuit of a Good Prostitute: A Promising Take on Season's End
February 11 "Amour": A Different Perspective on a Brilliant, Haunting Film
January 17 What Kind of Friend Is This?: When Mean Girls and Boys Become Thoughtless Adults
 
 2012
 
November 15 The Universality of The Sessions: Why This Film Can Help All Couples Sustain Committed Love and Avoid Divorce  
November 15 The Universality of The Sessions: Why This Film Can Help All Couples Sustain Committed Love and Avoid Divorce  
October 25 Why a Communal Liberal Arts Education Matters -- More Now Than Ever
September 4 In 2016 It Could Well Be Hillary vs. Condi: The Music Behind Their Actions and Words
August 28 Hot Off the Press: God Is Female: Her Three Recent Visits
August 21 In Defense of Kristen Stewart: The Complete Opposite for Rupert Sanders 
August 14 I Was a Fareed Zakaria Groupie
July 3 Chief Justice Robert's Health Care Decision: A Moral Perspective
June 1 Mad Men's "Another Woman": A Demonstration of the Importance of the Women's Movement
April 18 In Defense of Hilary Rosen: Let's Get Real
March 27 Mad Men Was Beyond Maddening: A Season Five Betrayal
March 20 6 Life Lessons To Reach Success And Fulfillment
February 21 In Defense of Camelot
January 12 The Failure of Trusteeship at Penn State
 
 2011
October 7 A Message of Hate from the Grave
October 7 A Love Letter at Death
August 27 When Women Are Abused: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Shadow of Shame 
August 11 SlutWalk in Philly and WorldWide: Long Overdue Focus on the Blame and Shame of Women
August 8 Mr. President: Go to War Against the Malignancy of Compartmentalization Before It's Too Late
June 10 Perspective Please! In Support of Anthony Weiner
May 23 Beware of Oozing Charm: Schwarzenegger's Betrayal
March 16 Color Blind in Philly:  A Courageous Teacher Takes a Stand
February 13 'Blue Valentine': The Difference Between Falling in Love and Falling in Need
January 27 The Complexities of Letting Go
January 10 In Defense of Ed Rendell: Lesley Stahl Knew Just What She Was Doing
January 6 The Horror of Withholding a Jewish Divorce: Looking Beneath the Surface of A Horrific Law
 2010
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Dec 20 The Tincture of Time and Talk: Helping Ailing College Students Develop an Emotional Sense of Direction
Dec 9 Elizabeth Edwards: Life Lessons on Need, Love, and Divorce
Nov 30 The WikiLeaks Release: Where Are the Grown Ups?
Nov 29 Can Kindness Be Contagious?
Nov 17 Divorce: Facing Realities With Hope, Not Fear
Sept 26 Mr. President, Please: Learn From Dukakis' Worst Political Blunder
Sept 24 For Shame, Governor McDonnell: The Execution of Teresa Lewis
July 19 The Duck Ride in Philly: A Catastrophe to Learn From
June 3 Tipper and Al:  The End of an Era
May 19 Leaving the Party: The Journey of Arlen Specter
May 11 A Letter to Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen: Mercy for Gaile Owens
April 29 When Life Loses Meaning for Our Young: Healthy Competition and Balance
March 11 I Am Jewish, and I Am Appalled
March 6 Hatred, You've Got to Be Taught
February 3 Balance of Power: How Competitive Drives Strain Relationships
January 19 A Post 9/11 Lie
January 5 Envy: A Deadly Sin In All Life Spheres
 2009
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December 28 Losing Leumi: A Child's Transitional Object
December 21 Health Care: Some Doctors Are Healers, Others Are Destroyers
October 27 The Balloon Hoax and Emotional Abuse Awareness
October 21 Interview With a Pissed Off Queen
September 1 The Life and Death of Ted Kennedy: Continuing to Learn as We Mourn
August 27 Health Care Reform:  Some Optimism Please
August 10 Learning from the Death of Eight: the Tragedy of a "Perfect Mother"
May 8 Barack Obama's Teachable Moments
May 8 Resilience: Elizabeth Claims John Eternally Hers
April 29 Arlen Specter: Determined Survivor, Pragmatic Politician, Loyal Friend
April 13 My Mother, My Daughters, MySelf: Lessons Learned
March 25 A Wake Up Call
February 8 Israel Today: Necessary Medicine for Survival
January 26 Love, Limits, Letting Go:  Good Enough for Obama
January 18 Obama's Inaugural Events: Snapshots from Yesterday
January 16 War and Peace in Gaza: An Alternative Strategy
January 5 "To Obama:" Introducing a New Verb:  Part II
   
 2008
   
December 27 The Impact of Kindness:  Riches and Regrets
December 12 Holiday Reflections: The Exquisite Nature of Faith: The Contrasts and Challenges of Reality
December 2 "To Obama:" Introducing a New Verb
November 12 Avoiding Turkey-Time Misery
November 7 Keeping Republican Friends: Please Help!
November 5 Voting Day in Philly: Historic and Proud
October 31 Confronting Diabetes in Celebration: Yes to Philly and a New Chapter of Hope
October 28 Campaign Journal: Spending the Saturday Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with Obama
   
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