The number of people who identify as Christian in America dropped to an all-time low of 64% in 2020 and is, according to the Pew Research Center, on track to drop below 50% within roughly two decades.
I recently wrote about 10 Cities/10 Years for Newsweek's "My Turn" feature, which is a place where people can talk about their unique life experiences. It was an honor to write for the feature and I'm very happy how the article came out.
At the end of my fifth summer in Madrid, quite possibly the hottest summer of my life, I'm inevitably thinking back on the the half-decade I've lived in Spain. So much has happened.
Seeing the crowds at the Fiestas de la Paloma this year really emphasized that we have officially entered the post-COVID era.
Thoughts on a folder full of novel fragments and abandoned pieces of writing.
Every couple months, though, a new article appears to bemoan the gentrification occurring in my barrio: Puerta del Angel, AKA the "Brooklyn" of Madrid, Spain.
On July 3rd, as Americans were in the middle of their Independence Day weekend celebrations, there was a shooting at a mall in Copenhagen, Denmark.
After just over a week in Greece, with stops in Athens and Hydra, Helen and I tearfully parted ways with the souvlaki. But, that was okay, because our last stop overflowed with pizza, pasta, and pistachios.