Author: Mike Dwyer

Mike Dwyer is a former writer and contributor at Ordinary Times.

The Peopling of North America

New discoveries and what they say about the settlement of North and South America by ancient peoples.

The Herrera Case

Herrera v. Wyoming will be in front of the Supreme Court soon. The case plays a pivotal role in determining the hunting rights of American Indians, based on the interpretation of a treaty signed in 1868.

A Progressive Approach to the Outdoors

Compromise and partnership exists in hundreds of little corners of our country. It’s about time we started celebrating them.

Lowering the Bar for Teachers?

Removing the requirement of teaching degree seems like a lowering of standards. Is the conversation a bit more complicated than that?

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

When you suddenly realize that a person you never met had a significant impact on your adult life.

The National Monuments Decision

An update on the fight to preserve Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Bill Clinton: Time for a Reckoning

Perhaps the most famous case of a man abusing his power to take advantage of a woman, came to light 20 years ago. Is it finally time to talk about what Bill Clinton did while in office, with the perspective of today’s #metoo movement?

A New Day for Scouting

Sharing Scouting values with girls seems like a pretty good idea.


Autumn has arrived.