February is almost done. The cold still grips us, there is still snow on the ground. There’s been snow on the ground a long time, unusual for us except in the worst winters. March marks so many things. The month we get the most daylight back. The vernal equinox. My birthday. And this year, significantly, […]


For a few years now I’ve tried to take different looks at love on Valentine’s Day. First I looked at how much I loved the holiday when I was a kid, when it was about friendship, philia. Then I wrote about agape. The next year I spent time talking about love of family (storge, to […]