AboutRichard Reiss is the author of “Desperate Love: A Father’s Memoir.” He lives in Canaan, N.Y., with his wife Paula.
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes: "What does it all mean? I’ve given it some thought and looked at the odds of having the perfect conversation. It doesn’t look good, so here are three messages for my three children."
If you Google “the meaning of Thanksgiving,” the first thing that comes up is a contemporary telling of the Thanksgiving story. It’s a little …
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes: "I also knew that if I became infected, the likelihood of serious illness or dying was highly improbable. Compare that to two years ago when the Northeast was the epicenter of the pandemic."
I know a little bit about food. I know it’s smart never to ask what’s inside of a hot dog — just eat and enjoy. I know that chocolate chip coo…
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes: "A wedding is the beginning of a story, and the stories told at a wedding reverberate for a lifetime."
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes: "As the world around us changes colors, the Goldenrod reminds us that it is never too late to be brilliant and for each of us to stand in the sun and shine."
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes: "It’s rare that I suffer for my art, and even more uncommon that I suffer for the art of others. Yet how could I not when faced with an amazing lineup of art and culture just 10 days ago?"
Eagle columnist Richard Reiss writes about the raw emotion and proud fatherly love that comes with seeing his son, who has dealt with emotional turmoil and substance abuse for much of his life, chart a new and healthier path for himself.