Why didn’t someone tell me the stove was hot?!

You know that moment in time when everything stops— well, not literally. Not like it did when Lois Lane fell down the crack in the Earth and Superman used his supersonic speed to fly around the globe and erase time. More like it does it when you have an ah ha moment … like a…

Why you should heed what Mufasa said …

Mufasa: Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope. Simba: But, Dad, don’t we eat the antelope?

JUMP – but don’t fear the fall!

People like safety. I mean why wouldn’t we? Sitting nice and pretty on a shelf somewhere gives you stability. And protection. And maybe, maybe even a little assurance that you’ll live your days unscathed. But even so, some people still jump off that ledge—– some people make those big leaps without worrying about the fall.  So what…

Empathy for 2014

I’ve never been big on New Year’s resolutions. I’m more of a Monday girl – you know, Mondays are the start of a new week and as there are 52 of them throughout the year, I sort of figure why not let Mondays be the day to turn over a new leaf … or let…

The more I know, the less I understand …

Riddle me this: can mayhem be controlled? Can it be curbed? Prevented? Even eradicated … or is the world just too damn big to exist without atrocity? Earlier this week, I attended a screening of Girl Rising. The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages,…

ADAPT or DIE

Debit cards are an ordinary, everyday, modern necessity in today’s world.  As are cell phones, the Internet, Amazon.com, Starbucks, Prozac … OK, OK … so maybe I’m stretching it a bit with those last three but you get the jest of it – right?  I was in college when I got my first ATM card…