Editor’s Note

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.