A West Pointer's diary of his year in Baghdad.
Gardeners preserve their bountiful produce for winter meals.
A Christian Science perspective on daily life.
The Monitor's language columnist looks at a term that almost everyone wants to pin on Sarah Palin.
Gen. David Petraeus, who handed over command on Tuesday to Gen. Raymond Odierno, will lead US Central Command.
It plans to send more troops to Afghanistan and ramp up attacks in Pakistan.