Monthly Archive March 2017

The Complications of Being a Man Tonight

So sometimes this is just how a man’s life goes…You wander around doing what you’re supposed to be doing, earning a living, or whatever it is, and you lose track, and you don’t feel much of anything, and you lose track of the fact that you don’t feel much of anything, and then like tonight,…
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Why Students And Alumni of SWC Should Know Barbara Brown

Dear students and Recent Graduates of Southwestern College… You probably do not know who Barbara Brown is, but you probably should. Barbara passed on February 25th, after a movie-worthy interesting life. She was a graduate of Southwestern College (Counseling), and a longtime member of the Board of Trustees. (That's her, walking with Ann…
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Baseball as Ceremony

Playing Catch as Ceremony  by Jim Nolan   Somebody who didn’t know baseball might have seen the five of us out there and call it “Guys throwing baseballs on the beach.” But you might call somebody nailing a Mozart Sonata “Guy plunking keys”, or a Lakota Pipe Ceremony “Dudes going out for a smoke"…
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