Katie Paterson says the battle of the sexes is not just a cultural phenomenon, but one that is intra-psychically divisive in each person as well. Many of us have disowned the “opposite” sex traits and thus are at odds with them, so instead we seek out partners with our orphaned characteristics.
I recently watched a talk given by Denis Dutton, titled A Darwinian Theory of Beauty. Dutton actually studies beauty for a living. He explores the philosophy of art and aesthetics in an attempt to understand and articulate what the human experience of beauty is.
A woman undergoes a reluctant evolution, but an evolution all the same. Darwin never said it would be easy.
Katie Paterson gets a Brazilian Blow Out and — as a do-good service to women who have spent their lives fighting unruly hair — reports on the results of life without frizzy hair.
We live in a time when you can easily and copiously capture images — even cell phones have cameras now — but these images ironically also have a new fragility as digital photography and electronic storage are constantly being upgraded. What happens to our memories? What happens to our sense of mortality and immortality?
Katie Paterson experiences the wild majesty of the orca on a whale watching expedition off the coast of Vancouver Island.
“Thank you for being my “pet cow” when I was little and letting me ride on your back and pull you around with a scarf “leash”. I’m not sure why you were a cow and not a horse, but thanks for playing along!” Katie Paterson shares her Top 20 list of things she is thankful for about her dad.
If there is such a natural parallel between the mind’s thought and the body’s (re)action, can you change your body language? Can you fake it?
There will always be naysayers who huff and puff about commercialism, and who get on their soap box with clichéd, conspiratorial theories about Hallmark, but they are party poopers who will miss out on all the fun.
Katie’s volunteer work as an SPCA dog walker teaches that the more love you put out there, the more you receive, from some very huggable furry friends.