Merv Kaufman, with a prudent peek into curious corners of an extraordinary lady’s life.
Mervyn Kaufman became an essayist and short-story writer after a long career as a writer and editor in the field of consumer magazine publishing. Merv is the author most recently of The Shamrock Way, the history of Arizona's biggest and most enduring food-service company, and coauthor of the Gary Stevens memoir, The Perfect Ride.
It was only Merv Kaufman stopped caring that the self-consciousness and self-loathing finally vanished.
For men, height may still be a factor when career-making jobs are on the line. Merv Kaufman tells his story.
“That wondrous car, despite its flaws and failures, has always been in my heart”, writes Merv Kaufman.
After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it.
Children aren’t miniature adults. Like butterflies, they go through dramatic changes to develop into amazing adults, and we need to respect that.
When his daughter had a brain tumor and he struggled to make sense of life, Joe Rodriguez found out who his true friends were. — Growing up, I considered everyone that surrounded me to be[Read More…]
Jed Diamond, Ph.D., says accepting ourselves as men (and women) means accepting ourselves in all areas of our lives.
At 56, I had an “Aha” moment: When you don’t try to take the shot, you don’t win – you lose.
Quentin Lucas says there’s one thing about his immature, single years that still haunts him: He was a terrible wingman.
“I can walk into a men’s bathroom, and no one blinks because I have my clothes on. But once I drop my shorts, there is a lot of explaining to do.”
Climate change, arctic drilling, and direct action protest. James Blakely is an avid outdoorsman who wants you to care about the environment too.
TomSka tells you everything you need to know about puberty in 7 minutes.
Ethan Ruzzano has encountered three myths regarding what is supposed to be important. In rejecting them, he discovered the biggest value of all.
This man craves a time when things weren’t based on instant gratification. Do you agree? — I know we always think that things were better before and that the more nostalgic we get, the better[Read More…]
TJ Trent asks the question “Why would we knowingly expose ourselves and our loved ones to harm if we could prevent it?”
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?