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  • 10 years ago | Longform

    At the Ralph Lauren store in NorthPark Center, there are certain questions to which you can expect answers. What looks good with pink chinos? When is the fall line coming in? Are pocket squares really back in fashion? Do you have this sweater in a...

  • 10 years ago | Longform

    "No one ever plans to sleep out in the gutter/Sometimes that's just the most comfortable place." --Bright Eyes, "Road to Joy" Sporty is a natural leader, the kind of person others follow instinctively. He's a who-where-when-what-why-how guy, an an...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    Jack Farr smiles as he asks the question: "So, you ever been around a road course before?" Before I have a chance to make sure my seat belt is buckled or amend my "no" with "but that's probably because I tend to get a little car sick," Farr is pow...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    In the field outside the village, where he and some of the other young boys from the tribe spent long, hot days tending to the cattle, there was a tree Michael Ngor liked to sleep under, sitting on the ground with his head and back resting against...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    When Tommy McHenry steps onto his porch, it's obvious what the problem is. Or part of it, anyway. To the elderly ladies who've lived here in Casa View for three and four decades, the retired homemakers and widows of war veterans who get together a...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    The kid calls it luck, says it with a little laugh and a small smile, as if he´s sharing a secret. Says it casually, his dark eyes flitting from side to side before they land in his lap. It´s the same self-effacing manner he adopts whe...