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.”
Co-Parenting and working with the person you divorced is hard. Here are 4 practical tips to make the road less bumpy.
Justin Bieber is trying to renovate himself. I call it a Biebernovation.
Treating parents just as parents can be the best and the only respect some children can give.
We often blame our partners for the stress we experience in relationships. Bryan Reeves says that stress is really about our own stuff.
When we’re young, someone always has the answers.
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How I ended up in tears on Twitter twice.
Kevin Blandford clearly had a terrible time.
It’s all about contrast and balance, fellas. And Aaron Marino is here to help.
Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.
Are student loans a bubble like real estate was?
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Your partner can actually be your best friend.
Kevin knows that rebounding on the court is just as important as helping his body rebound and recover after a tough game. That’s why he reaches for chocolate milk for recovery.
Alex Yarde doesn’t look like someone who shaves, but oh how the BIC Flex 5 helps him get at the places he needs! #SmoothUp
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.