catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Work & Business

Lessons for a season as an outsider

Learning to cope with unemployment.


The season of dying

A short meditation on the brilliance of death.

A messy life

What happens when the mess in the house becomes a metaphor for the mess in other parts of life?


Which good life?

Following the trail of a neighbors death into the dense thicket of defining a life well-lived.

The art of coffee and questions

On the special blend on offer in a small town Iowa coffee shop.


Beer and the map of Chicago

Belonging to a place and its beverages.

My own time

Giving thanks for the opportunity of commuting.


Ten things I experienced in 2012

Reflections on changing, adapting and continuing forward.

The clothes make the man?

Reflecting on a new phase of life as a basketball referee.


Making our peace with time

A review of Julia Scatliff O’Grady’s Good Busy: Productivity, Procrastination, and the Endless Pursuit of Balance.