You can’t buy Christmas spirit, but you can make it.
Robert Barsanti gives a eulogy for a local man killed in a hit-and-run accident—a man who, in another life, could have been him.
Steven Axelrod remembers living on both sides of the social spectrum and following his dreams to Los Angeles.
Unlike his father, Steven Axelrod turned away from Hollywood and back toward his family—and found joy.
Steven Axelrod notices that greed, guilt, and mendacity largely mark the Nantucket elite, and he is equally terrified and curious at the prospect of joining them.
How many times can you lose a child without even having one before things change?
Although his marriage didn’t work out, Steven Axelrod’s children washed away any lingering regret.
If your future self called, what would he say? Carpe diem—and don’t let tourists ruin the holidays.