Over the last 50 years, between 400K to 1.8M people a year have immigrated to the United States. Over the last 25 or so, it’s been about a million a year. That […]
The Following Essay was written by Emily Van Duyne in response to the essay published on this site this past Father’s Day titled, On Fatherhood.
In four generations, there’s never been a Hughes man in America that grew to adulthood with his father in his home. From the time the first one of us set foot here […]
I’ve been reading Robert Frost poems my whole life. There was a giant book of them on the dusty book shelf in my mother’s living room next to the record player, just […]
If what anyone saw at the G7 summit, from our elected representative leader President Trump, and was surprised, they haven’t been paying attention. From a personal behavior perspective, President Trump dealt with […]
Anthony Bourdain is dead. But you knew that already. Unless you were living under a rock today, you’ve already read the news. He killed himself in his hotel room in France.
I served with now former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. In 2004 we were both assigned to be Officers in Charge of Naval Special Warfare small boat detachments in the same squadron. It […]
Psychologist Amos Tversky, whose work on decision making with fellow psychologist Daniel Kahneman was recognized when Kahneman won the Nobel prize for Economics in 2002, was not your average intellectual giant. Tversky, […]
Two things were lodged in the trending corner of my Twitter feed all day yesterday. One was Jordan B Peterson, author of the best-selling book Twelve Rules for Life: An Antidote to […]
Mother’s Day morning doesn’t look that much different from other mornings in our house. It’s not that we don’t celebrate it or we don’t try to make it special. It’s just that […]