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.”
Even after heartbreak and betrayal, the people we’ve loved remain in our hearts forever.
The wheel continues to turn as the shy muted earth tones of summer slowly emerge from the exuberance of spring.
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Franz Gayl loved his job and the Marines, but after watching countless lives lost due to inadequate safety protection on the Humvee, he knew something needed to be done.
Discover how to stay sane when a spouse loses their job and reduce the stress in your life.
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Reach for the stars—and grab them—with Thomas Fiffer’s four-word mantra.
A lesson in perception, from an unexpected source.
Officials confirm Transit police sworn to enforce city ordinances, though they’re not held to same standards as Philly police.
When it comes to ideas for self-improvement, modern man Daniel Dowling turns to the tried and true. And so can you.
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