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  • The Long Road Home

    On October 26th, I had the opportunity to attend the premiere of National Geographic’s new mini-series “The Long Road Home.” Based on the 2007 book by Emmy Award-winning ABC White House…

  • Monuments Men

    Destroying art seems to be a favorite pastime of tyrants. I remember seeing the photos of the 6th Century Bamiyan Buddhas, destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. History and culture, wiped…

  • The Bobby Jones Story

    To wrap up this week of golf posts, I chose to read The Bobby Jones Story by O.B. Keeler. Robert Tyre “Bobby” Jones is considered the greatest amateur golfer ever and…

  • The Yellow Birds

    Poetic but pickled. Those were the words that kept coming to mind as I read the bestselling novel The Yellow Birds by Iraq veteran Kevin Powers. Awarded the 2013 PEN/Hemingway Award…