Nigerian writer Sylva Ifedigbo attempts to demystify death and conquer the fear of it in this impersonal conversation between a human being and the dreaded spirit of death.
Archives for July 2011
Vincent Ross cruises to the paradise island of Ouvéa aboard the Pacific Sun and finds white sand, pristine waters, and nothing to think about but what’s for lunch.
I was 29 years old and had just been called Ma’am. I was mortified. I didn’t believe it could get any worse. But it has.
There is plenty of “common knowledge” about dogs that is just plain wrong, and it gets repeated and passed on every day. Eric Brad looks at how to move past our assumptions and discover the truth about the dogs we live with.
Julia McLean offers an ode to the onion, along with a history of this fascinating kitchen essential, health benefits, and delicious recipes for her Normandy home.
“We often shy away from our feelings, are even encouraged to suppress or ignore them, hoping in vain that this will make them go away,” writes Mary Rose. “But like a child in the midst of a tantrum, ignored emotions often become louder.”
We seek refuge in our beliefs as we witness the unspeakable acts of violence in the world. But does it ever occur to us that beliefs are the problem, not the solution?
Inside your home are some clues to your own interior make-up.
Many of the inventions of Star Trek are beginning to become reality. Gil Namur stumbled upon a mind-blowing one last week — an actual 3-D printer.
Bringing a dog into your home, whether it’s a puppy or a rescue dog, is a big responsibility filled with lots of love and great adventures. Eric Brad offers tips for creating a successful relationship for you and your new dog.