You can’t buy Christmas spirit, but you can make it.
Robert Barsanti teaches in the Berkshires and is the father of two boys. You can follow his Twitter feed here.
Robert Barsanti gives a eulogy for a local man killed in a hit-and-run accident—a man who, in another life, could have been him.
In our age of terrorism, we have become a nation of lifeguards. When tragedy hits, Americans have learned to open their doors instead of closing them.
When Bob Barsanti was his eldest son’s age, his adolescent ego was stoked by shoveling snow: a modern John Henry against the snowplow. That was then…
“I piled up his clothes, vacuumed his floor, and got rid of the flotsam and jetsam of an unclicked mind.” Robert Barsanti takes his father to the hospital.
Emerson wrote that a hero is no braver than any other man, but he is braver five minutes longer. Robert Barsanti suspects it is the same with successful marriages.
To his old girlfriends, Robert Barsanti’s father would always be Romeo. But for Robert, Benito was Lear.
Robert Barsanti wishes he had eaten more cake, kissed more women, and seen Sarah Vaughn when he had the chance.
Robert Barsanti reflects on his father, the skier. “Every other role was a costume he wore in order to get into the car and drive north to snow and slopes.”
Hats off, slide the chair, hold the door. Robert Barsanti reflects on traditional gender roles, and how, in the end, a man does
Fifteen years after her death, Robert Barsanti’s mother still helps him through difficult times “with the whisper of iron and the strength of bone.”
Seriously, this is not the thing to point at strangers… Heck, don’t point it at anyone you know either, unless you want to see someone furious!
If you want a successful, long-term relationship, Daniel Dowling says you need a plan.
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My son will never know the man who was once a driven writer for a major lottery corporation. My son will not know his father as an educator who enthusiastically prepared literature lessons for high school students
Shawn Fludd shares, “Not being local to your children is hard but you can maintain a great relationship with them. I think the most important thing is for them to know that you are thinking of them, even though you’re not there.”
Jordan Kozey takes us into the mind of man finding his way post-marriage.
Harris O’Malley has a new read for the nerds trying their hands at online dating.
A stay-at-home dad shares his insights on how he became depressed in his new role and offers advice on ways to combat stay-at-home ‘dadpression’.
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