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Caroline Langston

Blog Posts by Caroline Langston

Posted by Caroline Langston 34 weeks 1 day ago
The first ominous sign that the Relisha Rudd case was slipping from the local Washington, D.C. imagination was when the police alert signs posted on the roads into the city had their messages changed...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 8 weeks ago
For some months now, I have been ruminating on the writer John Podhoretz’s eulogy in Commentary magazine for his sister Rachel Abrams upon her death, from stomach cancer, at age 62. Commentary...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 19 weeks ago
With six children in a Southern Baptist family in the 1970s, we could easily have had a dozen Bibles in the house. There was the giant, gray Family Bible with the embossed cover that...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 35 weeks ago
Well, somebody had to do it: Somebody had to go buy the incessantly hyped volume Lean In by the stratospherically successful Facebook COO (and mother of two) Sheryl Sandberg, and figure out...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 50 weeks ago
“After the first exile, there is no other.” —Rosellen Brown, The Autobiography of My Mother, 1976The great wheel of the year has turned once more, and I find myself back at the beginning again. Not...