We all have an innate need to be valued in life — to feel we are valuable as individuals and as members of our community and to feel that our contributions are worthy and appreciated. But can we ever feel too valuable?View More Can We Ever Feel Too Valuable?
Tis the season — to share love and laughter among friends, family and furcritters…View More Tis The Season…
When we think of tradition in America, celebrating Thanksgiving certainly jumps to the forefront. This holiday has been observed since the Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest with a dinner consisting of corn, squash and the…View More Thanksgiving Traditions of Harvest And Sharing
Wanting to understand “What is it that makes us human?” filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand collected images and stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries about love, work, poverty, death, war… for his film HUMAN. In this excerpt, John Halcyon…View More Words To Live By: “It’s A Beautiful Glass”
DARE WE SAY hosts Shawna Vercher and Anita Finlay look at the role and cost of fraternities in the wake of the latest outrage and ask — What purpose do fraternities serve? Is it time to…View More What Purpose Do Fraternities Serve?
Cyber conversations seem like a rarity these days. Despite our claims of staying connected on-line, too much of what we say on the internet is targeted at others. We command, demand and cajole. We make…View More DARE WE SAY Cyber Conversations
News to ponder that you may have missed: Lost: Holiday Vacation Travel to Human Migration Mapping When someone says “holiday vacation travel” what comes to mind? Do you envision new sights and familiar haunts? Do…View More Lost & Found News: Human Migration, Solar Impulse, Discerning Dogs
Sunday’s Grammy Awards became the latest institution failure on domestic violence. It featured a PSA by President Obama calling attention to the shocking number of women in America who are raped or suffer domestic violence. “It’s on…View More Grammys: Another Institution Failure On Domestic Violence
I’m stepping out of my comfort zone here. I write book reviews often enough. Those require some thought, but usually they aren’t terribly difficult. I have an easy time with those mostly because I write…View More Cave Woman’s Musician of the Day: Cereus Bright
Women in charge Tina Fey and Amy Poehler skewered power players and stereotypes alike in their swan song as Golden Globe hosts Sunday evening. They killed in their opening monologue, a biting soufflé that was…View More Women in Charge At Golden Globes