Dutch Winter. Chinese Mothers. Martin Luther King Jr. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
I welcomed in the New Year in Tucson, Arizona with the kind folks of the Restoration Project
"Nazis don't have the right to put up a sign next to the Holocaust Museum in Washington," said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a courageous and intelligent woman. Born in Somalia, she immigrated to the Netherlands in 1992. She served in the Dutch parliament from 2003- 2006.
Sometimes I think we forget whose country this is.
A friend tells me that she finds it difficult nowadays to admit that she is a Catholic.
The other night as I rode my bike up Massachusetts Ave. with my friend Jeehye, we came upon a man who was about to jump off a bridge.
This week, in President Barack Obama's Oval Office speech on the oil spill, he used the term "mission." That's the right word.