After an exhaustive search this author discovers the one dish that transcends all others for the coveted title of ‘ultimate comfort food’.
Load your flintlock, sharpen your tomahawk and let’s head off into the American West. Coonskin caps are optional but don’t forget your buckskins and a good pairs of moccasins.
Can dogs love us? What science may say about the relationship between humans and their canine companions.
Growing up I had no bigger dream than to be a husband. What marriage has meant to me as an expression of love.
Last night the 2014 Winter Olympics kicked off with a typically long opening ceremony. My wife and I did our usual routine of waiting through all of the various national teams so that we could see what Team USA was wearing this year. We then tuned in and out of the performances until the Olympic Torch was lit. This marks the start of 2 weeks of sports-based obsession in our home.
Sometimes a great culinary novelty can become so mainstream that it simply must be restrained. Mike and Kazzy’s guide to those food trends which have crossed the line.
A recap of my last hunting season. Ups and downs and lessons learned.
How our inter-connected lives create contradictions in the search for social change.
This story is a bit dated but still relevant. Back in November Louisville Catholic high school Mercy Academy launched a new advertising campaign aimed at injecting a bit of reality into the culture of young girls. Pictures of two of the ads are below: The ad campaign was cheered by many and saw…
Should we expect our leaders to lead private lives that model their public positions or can we accept that apparent contradictions are part of the complexity of human beings?
2013 wasn’t all bad, but I can’t remember the last time I was looking forward to a new year so eagerly.
Duck Dynasty is just one chapter in a long story about a family and the larger community they represent. Why Duck Dynasty matters and why the latest controversy about Phil Robertson’s comments should be taken in context.
The social contract of public spaces is one of our most sacred agreements and yet one of the institutions most often subjected to violations of our trust. How this matters and what should be our response.
There are always lessons to learn as a parent. As a father who started very young, mine were perhaps a bit harder to understand at times, but I wouldn’t trade them for anything.
The Right/Left dynamic may be our greatest strength, but what would it look like if this went away?
How I went from a miserable worker to motivated employee during the toughest year of my professional career.
Hollywood often gets history wrong, but occasionally they do their best to get it right. Why ’12 Years A Slave’ matters as historical narrative.
What’s on your menu this year?
A Catholic education meant something much different 20 years ago than it does today. The difficulty in reconciling tradition with the economic realities of modern parochial schools.
Nearly 1/3 of Americans are likely to vote for an Independent candidate next year. Right now this seems to lead to more questions than answers.
How I came to share an author credit with Muhammed Ali. A new book of essays will be in stores on November 17th featuring the Greatest…and me.