In Praise of (TIME) Magazine Journalism

Actually, this post is more about praise of one specific magazine, although I have said before that I continue to enjoy several magazines. The one I’m talking about is TIME magazine, which we just started subscribing to this month. I was at the eye doctor with my daughter a few weeks ago and picked up […]

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The Perfect Burger, Non-Bacon Edition

This is my Blistering Garlic Ranch Burger. I wish you all could’ve tasted this thing of beauty that I made a few nights ago, because it’s the best burger I’ve ever made. I’ve been tweaking this same burger for the past month or two, and finally got it to perfect burger status. What You Need […]

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4 Thoughts on POTUS and the Supreme Court opening

1) I absolutely think President Obama should carefully weigh his options and nominate the most qualified candidate to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. 2) I absolutely think my conservative friends should stop suggesting he not submit a nomination because it’s an election year. Since when do we stop governing the nation just because […]

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Dublin, Driving, Hawaii and … Dread?

I flew to Dublin back in November for U2 concerts and had a great time. But in the days leading up to the trip, I began to dread the thought of flying over the Atlantic Ocean. Weird, because I’ve flown to Ireland a couple times in the past and flown to Hawaii a handful of […]

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18 Men & 18 Letters on an 18th Birthday

My son turned 18 years old today. For a boy, that’s a tangible step toward manhood — a special occasion that is worth honoring and celebrating. It should be a Big Deal. About a month ago, I invited 17 other men to help me make it a Big Deal. I asked them to write a […]

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