Buy Now “Nowwww, Oscar!” great-aunt Mary’s high, nasal voice would slice through the chatter at holiday dinners. She’d been provoked by some casually calculated remark. The next volley in another family debate was about to be launched.
The debate that followed was open to all at the table. My aunts and uncles and us kids, too, provided we knew enough about the issue to make an informed comment, were included.
These were not cold, angry arguments. They were, rather, intellectual jousts by which our family explored the pros and cons of the issues of the day. The point was to learn […]