Soul Upon Water

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The heart of a man is laid out in Carlton Fisher’s visionary poem of death, dreams, and regret. A must-read for anyone who ever ponders missed opportunities.

Living His Dream: Watch One Terminally Ill Teen’s Wish Come True

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San Jose Sharks invite teen fighting life-threatening disease to suit up with team.

Rage Fu Hustle

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In this examination of a problematic father-son relationship, Jim Churchill-Dicks takes the rollicking camp of the cult film Kung Fu Hustle and combines it with the manic weirdness of dreams. The result needs to be read to be believed.

Get Out of the Comfort Zone and Dare to Dream

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How finding the ability to dream again might help us to live better.

What Every Guy With a Dream Should Learn from King David

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After slaying Goliath, David took a long, tortuous route before becoming King. Jason Helveston explores the path of dreams.

Long Live Rock: A Dad, on Being the Front Man to a Much Smaller Band

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Andy Koehn never made it as a rock star. And that’s a really really good thing.

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.

I’m 27 Years Old and Figuring Out What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

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Pat Brothwell discusses the unforeseen frustrations that come along with a career crisis.

Slam Poetry: How Falling in Love is like Owning a Dog

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You might be surprised by the similarities, but not in the way you might expect.

First, Be a Cowboy

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I’m not saying this is the only life plan one could cleave to, but it’s working for me so far. I’ll let you know how the fishing goes, if I get there.

The Edge of Innocence

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Let your children dream about peace and beauty and hope. Let them believe that they are lightning rods for global change.

Blue Collar Comedy: Andre McSween [Video]

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Andre McSween would perform comedy for anyone but his mother.

Poetry on Video: “Easter”

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Rick Belden reads a poem called “Easter” from his book Iron Man Family Outing: Poems about Transition into a More Conscious Manhood.

Free Association: A Love Story

Jason Statham Goes Shopping at Bristol Farms

(Or, how I learned to accept a myth)

Marrying George Clooney

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Amy Ferris has very real, very specific fantasies of George Clooney. And she’s not alone.

I Had a Dream

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What do our hopes teach our kids about their own futures?