Posts from the ‘Human Interest’ category

1967 Detroit Riot Recalled

Local residents recall living through the Detroit riot 50 years ago. Read their story.

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Spiritual Nexus: Discovery in America’s Heartland

My book, Spiritual Nexus: Discovery in America’s Heartland, is now available. Join me as I explore five remarkable spiritual centers nestled in the beautiful countryside of…

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The Lone Goose

When do you know it is time to move on? For me, it came in an unexpected way. Read my story. 

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The Last Time I Saw Cal

Time spent with a wise and talented cowboy artist leads to a revelation about life—and the heartbreaking consequences of waiting too long, waiting for “nothin’.” Read…

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A Little Brother Remembers

Those halcyon days before a plan crash over New York City killed my older brother. Read my story in the New York Times. 

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The Boy Who Fell From the Sky

The bittersweet memory of catching a trout in the Ozarks before tragedy strikes. This is the second essay in a trilogy on remembering my older brother.…

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The Last Hunt

The first and, sadly, last time this springer spaniel and his friends would take to the fields. Read the story.

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Medicine of the Spider

After severe multiple sclerosis inexplicably vanished from his body, a talented Michigan artist who believes “great art comes from pain” finally finished his decade-long project to…

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