Are Americans Really Good at Being Kind?

As an expat visiting family and friends in the USA these past three weeks, I am struck by how very kind and civil Americans are to each other, especially to people they’ve never met.   Despite all the squabbling over politics, the all too frequent gun...

Dave the Nightwatchman

This morning some time around 7:30AM, I said goodbye to my beautiful cherubic toddler sons and spiffed-up suited husband as they sat having breakfast. As I headed to work at The American University of Rome, I walked my usual route, stopping by the outdoor market to...