Editor’s Note

Editor's Note: Taco pizza and other indulgences

That’s the thing about food traditions — very seldom do they have to do just with the food.

That’s the thing about food traditions — very seldom do they have to do just with the food.

Editor's note: Proceed with caution

This unusual year has made the small details of everyday life stand out like never before.

This unusual year has made the small details of everyday life stand out like never before.

Editor's note: Thanks, Neil

"He’s a man of resounding awareness, both of himself and the world around him."

"He’s a man of resounding awareness, both of himself and the world around him."

Editor's Note: Distraction from the pandemic

As we approach the six-month mark of a pandemic no one thought would take us this long to outsmart, we’ve also been in search of new distractions.

As we approach the six-month mark of a pandemic no one thought would take us this long to outsmart, we’ve also been in search of new distractions.

Editor's Note: Forever Changed

The tornadic path left by COVID-19 in particular has many saying “things will never be the same.”

Once a month I walk down the dark hallway of Madison Magazine’s empty office to pick up the latest copy of the magazine, check my messages and empty my mailbox.

Editor's note: blinding light of privilege

"COVID-19 turned our world upside down, but the breaking point of George Floyd’s death made it clear that the world was already upside down for many."

I often have to squint through the blinding light of my own white privilege.

Editor's Note: Better Days

It’s day 26 of my quarantine as I type this from my work-from-home desk.

It’s day 26 of my quarantine as I type this from my work-from-home desk.

Old-fashioned fare at Madison's The Old Fashioned

We shot this issue’s cover at a little Capitol Square tavern you may or may not have heard of before.

We shot this issue’s cover at a little Capitol Square tavern you may or may not have heard of before, The Old Fashioned.

The meaning behind the places we call home

Learning about a place’s history deepens our connection

Learning about a place’s history and the people who stood here before us deepens our connection to where we plant our roots.

Behling: Not enough

It's just a bandage on a gaping wound.

I stopped at a coffee shop five minutes from my apartment, unsure whether I would be able to make it past the last hill before home.

Woman in the white dress

Editor Andrea Behling remembers her family's story

I remember a family member once told me about a ghost encounter when I was younger.

Madison Magazine's next chapter

Editor Andrea Behling pens her first column

I think about the 400-some columns that have come before mine in this magazine’s 41-year history.