I have often tried to find the beauty in a frigid day. I have frequently searched for loveliness in a meadow swept bare and brown by icy winds. I have repeatedly tried to uncover elegance in snow-​wrapped woodlands.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
Maybe there never was anything even remotely innocent about football, and to be clear, that’s just an introductory reflection, not a lament on any recent spasm of cheerleader high jinks, or low jinks as the case may be.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading He’s a tough defensive coordinator for the Steelers, but behind the sidelines, Dick LeBeau is a softie
Try to wrap your mind around this picture: Sara Pozonsky was born 37 years ago at home in an Eskimo village on Lake Iliamna in Alaska, while the village chief sat in her parents’ living room drinking coffee and eating cookies.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Sounds fishy: A laptop and cell phone is all she needs to sell her seafood
Somewhere between Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, sometime between assertions that America does not torture and insistence that the end justified the means, I remembered what a Pittsburgh police officer once told me about the head of the city’s Major Crimes Division: “Everybody confesses to Ron Freeman.”

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The remarkable career of an expert interrogator
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