Tag: america

The Warm Before the Storm: Montana Flyfishing

Where I learned to toss line… I have been fly fishing for over a decade now and have fallen in love with all aspects of the sport including winter fishing. Montana winter fishing is legendary. Montana provides fly fishing experiences…

Ryder Cup Recap

Maybe next year boys… Despite some curious call and a disappointing result, the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland provided some incredible moments over it’s three days of play. And as always, it was still a good party. Golf…

Oyster Bay Roadtrip

Any place named Oyster Bay sounds A.O.K… Sometimes I can feel a little “trapped” in Manhattan. The good thing is that there is plenty to do around here so it’s not like I’m bored or feel isolated. But getting out…

The Man Who Made Off With John Updike’s Trash

The man’s trash is better than writers’ best… It should have been an ordinary bike ride. For 22 miles under the glare of late-May sunshine, 48-year-old Paul Moran pedaled his green bicycle past lobster traps and sailboats along the Massachusetts…

The State of the American Dog

We <3 <3 <3 pit bulls… The most ubiquitous dog in the U.S. – the dog in whose face we see our collective reflection – is now the pit bull.  Which makes it curious that we as a culture kill…

The Squeeze on the Middlebrow

A Resurgence in Inequality and Its Effects on Culture… “Capital in the 21st Century,” by the French economist Thomas Piketty, has become this year’s most unlikely best seller, a crossover from the world of scholarship into general public discussion of a…