catapult magazine

catapult magazine


January to April 2014


Some have examined the life of Jesus and noticed the ways in which he offered belonging before belief.  What does it mean to belong to something -- or not to belong?  What institutions are doing belonging well?

Making Art

It’s a common story: a student graduates from college with a degree in the arts and quickly realizes how difficult it is to carve out time and money to continue making art.  In fact, this challenge is common for artists of all ages, in all media.  On the challenges and strategies related to cultivating a creative life. 

Comfort Food

As the snow flies, there’s nothing quite like…what?  What comes to mind for you when you think about “comfort food?”  No matter what climate we live in, food has the power to warm more than just our stomachs.  A collection of stories and recipes.


Privacy has become more and more of a public conversation with the creeping influence of technology in our lives, but it has always been an issue that communities have had to negotiate.  On how we approach privacy, from digital to analog.


The old saying claims that “winners never quit,” but sometimes they do: they quit jobs to pursue dreams or downward mobility, they quit destructive physical or emotional or economic habits.  Stories of quitting to win -- or meaning to.  Soon.

Ten Things 7

Our annual feast of lists on a wide range of topics, spanning the past year, the past ten years or a lifetime of learning and being.