Timothy Jacobson

On D-Day at eighty

15 May 2024 8:00 pm

Traveling to Normandy fourteen years ago, we encountered a rare guide. He was a middle-aged Frenchman native to the neighborhood.…

The magic of museum lunches

17 March 2024 3:50 pm

We live in times generally unfriendly to ritual, religious or civic. For fifty years now, at least, churches have stripped…

A parting salute to the swizzle stick

30 May 2023 2:32 am

We live in the age of takeaway-everything, a phenomenon amplified since the late, great plague by another barbarism: the drive-thru.…