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.”
Thomas Fiffer shares the secrets skilled lovers use to keep their partners happy.
Practical advice for when you feel attraction building for someone who isn’t your partner.
John McElhenney shares wisdom learned in two rounds of marriage and divorce: falling in love and feeling loved are not the same thing.
Dads can often be forgotten in the devastation of a miscarriage. One dad shares his experience in hopes of helping other dads going through it.
Jon Magidsohn considers how we get music today and what’s changed since we treasured record collections and copied cassette tapes.
Heaven on earth or hell waiting to happen? Newly out gay men are always full of surprises.
To improve our society, our men, and each other, we must stop generalizing all men as bad human beings.
Norwegian Scientists show that your “fitness age” has a direct correlation to your longevity. What is your fitness age?
It’s one thing for regular people to panic over Ebola, but Rand Paul has no excuse to stoke those fears.
A dad has created a pretty potent mix of technology and toddler cuteness to create the “Glowy Zoey” YouTube phenomenon.
A visually stimulating film that really shows you the power of true love.
How do you get over the worst break up of your life? James Rigdon has been there.
Adam Gilad talked to his teenage son about condoms, consent, and his sex life. Much to his surprise, his son heard him.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
Right now, there’s a weird antagonism between these two sides that seems at odds with what we would assume is their mutual co-dependance.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.