Pathway through a park

We’re a few days away from the start of 2022, and I just want to get on with it. Yes, I know Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles were courageous. Yes, I know everyone was talking about Squid Game and Spider-Man: No Way Home. Yes, I’m sad all those celebrities died…

I have a little dreidel, and you probably have one too. If you’re Jewish, you have several all over your house. You keep the nice ones on the shelf next to your menorah. You store a bag of the little plastic ones with your holiday decorations. And there are one…

How Thanksgiving is still taught in schools.

I write about the importance of gratitude this time each year, inspired by the Thanksgiving holiday. As Americans, we are taught from an early age about the friendly Indians who helped the Pilgrims survive the winter, and the grateful Pilgrims who shared their bountiful feast with them. It’s a story…

Matthew Arnold Stern

A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.

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