The Ill-Fitting Pieces Of Our Lives – 6 Lessons We Can Learn From “The Puzzlers”

“If we only knew how uniquely beautiful the finished puzzles of our lives will look, maybe we’d worry less about the pieces that, in the moment, don’t seem to fit.”

Stones and Stars

Kris Bigalk moves from the earthbound to the cosmic in this devastatingly beautiful lyric poem.

Why All Men Hate the Beach

Our bodies are mostly salt water, yet half of our race avoids the sand. Jeremy McKeen dissects a day at–and a refutation of–the beach. — All men hate the beach, going to the beach, and the idea of a beach day. Or maybe, all men hate sunbathing. Or maybe it’s that all dads hate the […]

Forever Boogies

Forever Boogies involves some great surf, some great beaches, and some great men doing everything they can to make a better world.

On a Beach in Siberia, This is What a Hailstorm Looks Like

That cannot have been fun.

August Goes Like Gold

Laura McCullough writes on the seeming untouchableness of male beauty in this longing summer poem.

Dads Are Not the Enemy

Whit Honea was told that men are inherently dangerous. He disagrees.

Metal Detecting and the Meaning of Life

How Vincent O’Keefe’s quick trip to the beach became a grand journey through time.

Aruba: What’s Your Happy Place?

What’s your happy place? Mine is a beach with white sand, turquoise waters and lots of water sports. Aruba offers all of these and more.

Take a Risk if You Dare

Bored by our careful culture of risk aversion, Ged Naughton lays down a challenge: Do something new and different for once. Take a risk!

Father’s Day/Week/Life

It’s the “Love, Recorded” Father’s Day, but hasn’t it been Father’s Day every day?

The Father That I Loved

For any given memory, Lisa Hickey will always choose to remember the good.

See a 14.5 Foot Tall Bike Ride Through the Streets of L.A. (Video)

12 feet to the pedal, 14.5 feet to the seat, and has been dubbed “STOOPIDTALL”.

The Battle They Didn’t Choose: His Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer (Video and Photos)

Before going to bed each night, Angelo Merendino and his wife would ask each other one question.

How to Eat in Public

Josh Bowman is spending the next couple of weeks offering tips on how to do basic activities (you’re welcome). Today: eating in public.

Summers in Maine

Guest blogger Justin Cascio looks back on youthful summers in Maine filed with ice cream, fireworks,adopted grandparents and a motorcycle riding chef.