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Cubs Win for Losing?

It’s oxymoronic, isn’t it? The Chicago Cubs, perennial losers yet beloved baseball team, ended the season losing four straight games to the New York Mets, and somehow, as they typically do, came out winners—more beloved than before. At least that’s…
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Tom, The Intrepid Soul

On Monday morning, Labor Day 2015, I was following my friend, Tom, in my Volvo, winding through the foothills behind his impressive, large, black Ford truck en route to his sequestered camp, what others might call a hideaway. The paved…
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