Why Gallipoli was successful

*Note: This essay was published in the Sydney Morning Herald print edition on April 25, 2020. An image of the column is included below (“On the grim arithmetic of war, Gallipoli cannot be dismissed as a colossal waste”), as well as the text of the essay.   On this solemn day, when Australians pause to reflect on…

Manitou howls at 8 o’clock

*Note: A slightly edited version of this essay was published in the Pikes Peak Bulletin print edition on April 16, 2020. It can also be found online here, an image of the column is included below. If all you’re hearing is bad news, then listen to Manitou Springs howl at eight o’clock each night. A few minutes…