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The Long, Slow, and Expected Demise of the Women’s Magazine

I read today that Glamour has joined the ranks of women's magazines to move to an all-digital format. The print magazine will no longer be available. It's a not unexpected but it is a sad end to the era of the glossy women's magazines.     It's a hot August afternoon in 1983. I'm sprawled… Continue reading The Long, Slow, and Expected Demise of the Women’s Magazine

Essays on Faith, Family and Culture

Mayberry Is Gone: Security Upgrades at Our Courthouse

The Mayberry I knew is gone. The Town of Farmville just upgraded the security at the courthouse, and while I understand the need for it, I dislike it. Perhaps the Mayberry I knew never really existed, except in comparison with what I left behind in New York City. The Mayberry I Knew: Farmville, Virginia The… Continue reading Mayberry Is Gone: Security Upgrades at Our Courthouse