Let’s say that you’ve aimed for something incredibly difficult and then you’ve finally achieved it after exerting a lot of time and effort. What do you do next? How do you sustain the high of winning throughout your life once you’ve attained the unattainable?
Archives for June 2015
We have seen the devastation that racism can perpetrate when the ignorance and hate embedded within it are allowed to fester in silence at the margins of our society. But where does this sort of racism come from? I was introduced to the awfulness of the concept and its racialized words and their effect at our family dinner table.
Vestiges repetition the modern clashing even resisting the next, inevitable stage. Language for the eyes but what is that language conveying?
“At the end of my life, I will have judged my success by how much I have been on my knees in the garden tending to my beliefs,” says Eddie Foisy on his passion for creating gardens inspired by Faeries, Camelot, Robin Hood and Dickens at his farm in Cape Cod.
I was asked for an opinion on the difference between today’s workforce and the workforce of 10 and 20 years ago. While it would be easy to roll my eyes and pigeonhole groups as gen x-y-z, I don’t think that’s overly helpful or accurate. From experience, I think there are five major differences which are largely the product of social shifts and trends.
Curtis Hanson does a masterful job of directing this riveting, complex rendition of the James Ellroy novel.
During end-of-life reflection, many people express regret for opportunities missed. Here, a father explains his efforts to avoid this scenario and shares the surprising source of his inspiration. David Knapp-Fisher is a father, husband and writer. He has three passions: family, world travel and sharing his story.
As humans, we have the instinctive desire to give privacy to others when they start asking for it – indeed, children wanting privacy is a major milestone in their development. As a result, I don’t think it’s a surprise that many parents exercise little or no oversight over the online lives of their children – there aren’t many direct threats, and the kids are having fun, so there’s no problem… right?
Did you know that chewing gum is illegal in Singapore? It is, under certain circumstances. And, if you get caught, the consequences are pretty serious. If you’re planning on traveling to the area, make sure you understand the local laws and customs and stay out of trouble.
What I like about bread pudding, in addition to being torn between eating it and rubbing it all over my husband, is this: I don’t have to be exact with my measurements. I can slap it together. While I drink. It doesn’t get any better than that for a busy mom who likes to cook.