Emotional Content

When I think of climbing the world’s highest mountain, letting go is the last thing that comes to mind. Physical strength, resolve, drive and determination are the necessary tools I cling to. Not to mention, staking claim to something so few men and women have accomplished.






How full is your mind? If you’re like most Americans in the 21st century, chances are your brain is overflowing with reminders, suggestions and requests competing for your attention. Rarely is there an opportunity for a moment of reflection or quiet serenity.






It started out as a crush from afar. From my living room couch, actually. I was flipping through TV channels until I came upon a film starring one of my favorite actors playing a man who has opted out of life.






If you’re feeling like you’ve overloaded your system with too many disco fries or slices of grandma’s apple pie, then try a fresh, nutritious smoothie.






Fertilizer is in my blood. My dad’s family business promoted treatments to help grow greener yards. The chemical products they used were “your answer to a beautiful lawn.”






Last month, I walked in the footsteps of generations of fathers when I walked my daughter Amanda down the aisle. It was an event I both anticipated and denied from the time of her infancy.





















Editor-in-Chief: Kathy Delaney
Publisher: JD Cassidy
Chief Designer: Lauren Chan
Illustrators: Lauren Chan, Carolyn Gargano, Harris Shaw
Managing Editor: Scott Carlton
Writers: Annette Cambareri, Scott Carlton, Shawne Cooper, Stu Fink, Kim Olson, Robyn Sands, Helayne Spivak