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

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That cannot have been fun.

August Goes Like Gold

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

Dads Are Not the Enemy

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

Metal Detecting and the Meaning of Life

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

Aruba: What’s Your Happy Place?

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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

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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

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

The Father That I Loved

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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)

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

How to Eat in Public

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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

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

Enjoy the Ride

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Atalwin has traveled the world to discover ‘the only terrain that is still relatively unexplored is the journey inwards.’

First Look: MY ONLY WIFE, by Jac Jemc

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This excerpt and the mounting advance praise for Jac Jemc’s My Only Wife has me excited for April 10th. “Ten years ago the narrator unlocked the door of a wrecked apartment, empty of any trace of his wife. As stunning as her disappearance is his response. He freezes on the facts of her, haunting his recollections. […]

Ten things I've learned from my love of naps

I can power nap for 20 minutes and be good. I have thought about moving to Spain just for the opportunity to have a mid-afternoon siesta. They have those in Spain, right? I would hate to move there and be all like “damn.” One of the things I have in common with the Canadian rapper […]

#34: Abooda

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He is hunting for toads—or, as he calls them, “ABOODA!”