About Me

Hi, I’m Mary, author, psychologist, teacher. Join me here to read my reflections on people, books, and culture.


This is the season in which we annually give a shout out to Abraham Lincoln who nearly 150 years ago first declared that a Thursday late in November should be a day for Thanksgiving. We recognize Lincoln but neglect one of our founding mothers, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, who was the inspiration behind establishing...