Laura Foley uses brevity and simplicity to make a powerful impact in this prose poem.
High school senior and acting ace Jacob Sundlie didn’t let adversity break him. Instead, he learned to play the role of the survivor.
Von Thompson writes of the Pacific Island nation of Palau, haunted by the clash of Japanese and American forces during World War II.
Ben Dean shares the memory of his father on this past memorial day, and discusses part of his father’s life that had never been discussed before.
It’s Anzac Day in Australia, the national day of remembrance. And David Packman’s grandfather, Harcourt Dowsley, is just now beginning to tell his stories of WWII.
Love them or hate them, chances are if you were raised in America someone in your family owned a gun. James Stafford tells his family tale of firearms, and of the event that holstered his forever.
In this excerpt, Eric Norris writes about an awkward, thoughtful conversation with his Japanese-American boyfriend, both men recalling their fathers’ roles in World War II.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the mass escape from Stalag Luft III, Glen Poole examines the enduring masculine appeal of the Great Escape
On a dark night two weeks after D-Day, Jack Leroy Tueller silences a German sniper—in a most surprising way.
Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.
Bob Fletcher risked a lot when, in the middle of World War II, he quit his job so he could become a farmer to help the Japanese families forced to live in internment camps.
Early last week, a box of World War II medals, awards, and mementos was discovered at a Missouri Goodwill; the owner’s family was overwhelmed to hear that they would be returned home.
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
Ty Phillips learns what he needs—what we all need—by being there for his daughter.
Don’t let us fool you, we’re quaking in our boots.
John Nelson sizes up more products from the detention supply industry, #2 in a casual series.
When Ernie Banks played baseball, white boys weren’t supposed to idolize black men. Fortunately, most white boys didn’t know that.
Trying not to fall off the boat called relationship. Steven Lake looks at the challenges and opportunities that change offers.
This blanket of memories will carry us through the winter of our love.
Jordan Gray says that living with your significant other can kill the passion in your relationship… unless you decide to do these five things.
Alex Barnett thinks it’s time for Disney to ” let go” of institutional biases against people of color and embrace the rising number of minority and multiracial people.
The Talk we all need to have with our kids someday, and more.
Extreme challenges kept one mother’s son home from school, endangering his graduation, until she hit upon a last-ditch answer.
SB988 would have stopped reparative therapy for minors in Virgina.
Negative Experiences that Keep Re-Playing
In a relationship, the reality is, the person you may be ready for, may not be ready for you yet.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.