The Archetypes of Man

The Archetypes of Man

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine by Robert L. Moore My rating: 5 of 5 stars An excellent exploration of…

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A Man's Place: The West Street Barber Shop

A Man’s Place: The West Street Barber Shop

When I was a boy, every few weeks my father and I would take a walk up Far Hills Avenue, in Oakwood, a “suburb” of…

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Ode to an older winter.

Ode to an older winter.

This afternoon, in the interstice between yesterday’s grand journey and tomorrow’s return to the mundane, I spent a few hours splitting the remains of our…

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Before you go get a flu shot, please read this.

Before you go get a flu shot, please read this.

The Cochrane Collaboration is considered the “gold standard” in evidence-based medicine. Cochrane researchers analyze the published studies on health and medicine topics and produce sound,…

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26 For 26

26 For 26

Like everybody else across the state and across the country, I have been struggling to find a way to respond to the pure horror of…

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The Killer

The Killer

In the early 1980s, I moved to Boston with my girlfriend at the time as did several of our college friends. I remember, after having…

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The Ten Deadliest Mythical Diseases, Part 2

The Ten Deadliest Mythical Diseases, Part 2

The second half of my top 10 mythical disease list is sure to stir up some contention, as I will be taking on some sacred…

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