The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom: 4.5 stars

Whenever I read a book and think, “why didn’t I think of that?” It makes me sooo happy. And this book did. The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom (a self-described secular Jew)  is about a man named Dor (Hebrew for “generation”) who first measured time.  This book is a bit of an uncomfortable reminder of how humans, unlike animals, constantly count …

Where is Avonte?

While the news focuses on the nightmare of Obamacare, there’s a much more urgent story that isn’t being told. Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old autistic child is missing. He walked out of his school in Queens, New York 23 days ago and hasn’t been seen since. His disappearance highlights several disturbing trends for families with autism in this country. 1. Public …