At one time, ‘hip’ humans learned to shake, rattle and roll; now we learn to tweet, stumble and ping our way through life. That’s because if you want to have a successful blog or website in today’s internet, you absolutely must leverage Social Media to bring more readers to your site. You’ve got to tweet, […]
When you teach your dog a behaviour, it can be easy to assume that the dog has learned exactly what you think you have taught him. But you don’t control what the dog learns. The best you can hope for is to strongly influence what your dog will learn through good, clear training techniques.
It wasn’t until I was in my 20s that I even realized other people didn’t walk through their days with idle thoughts of darkness and depression, that thoughts of suicide were not part of their mental synopsis.
As she lay dying of breast cancer at the age of 57, my sister made me promise to find her son. She had thought about him for 37 years, crying each November as his birthday neared.
We do not often speak of the Wall, of leg cramps, hunger, rain, or hills in reverent tones. In each of us lives a desire to be challenged, to keep on, to stay in when the road gets hard.
Some harmless YouTube video viewing brings back one nerd’s painful junior high memories — including bad hair, unfortunate clothing, and Mariah Carey.
Photographing people, especially when traveling, involves ethical and legal issues, so how do photographers handle the dilemma? Travel writer and photographer Sandra Phinney explores this big question.
We tend to be amazingly cavalier about our trees, on local and global scales. Too often they are regarded not as living things but as permanent fixtures that will withstand any amount of abuse and neglect.
In a world where parents are increasingly beginning to question the benefits of overscheduling their children in organized activities, the Olympics reaches right into a parent’s heart and makes you want to fire up that mini-van and start signing cheques. Almost.
As blogger Hippy Urban Girl discovers, an awkward beginning does not mean an awkward outcome. Sometimes you just have to take a chance.