LivingThe Long Road

Exhilaration

I begin with this picture because it captures something of the exhilaration we experienced in two very different ways over the past two days.On Saturday we visited three local farms as part of the 2009…
Christopher Long
August 10, 2009
LivingThe Long Road

1969

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. The event itself seems, from this distance, to have marked the end of an era of tumultuous creativity and violence in American culture and politics.
Christopher Long
July 20, 2009
LivingThe Long Road

Herb Garden

On this Father's Day, I felt compelled to see a project to completion. Much of my academic life involves projects that take a long time to complete. Last week I spent an entire day trying to…
Christopher Long
June 21, 2009
LivingThe Long Road

Happiness is Love

The title of this post comes from George Vaillant, the director of one of the longest running longitudinal studies of physical and mental well-being that has ever been undertaken. My attention was drawn to him…
Christopher Long
May 12, 2009
LivingThe Long Road

A New Phase

As I grow older, I realize more and more that a life is made up of lives, that an individual life involves phases linked yet distinct. With the approach of my 40th birthday in May,…
Christopher Long
April 2, 2009