Love more — fear less.

Humans are lucky. Not because we have access to dental care (yes, that’s awesome and kudos to the man who invented Novocain), and not because we have been blessed with the propensity to explore passion and knowledge and feed our curiosities, but because we have language. Because we are fortunate to be able to express…

Can you learn something great, from someone you never met?

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.” ~ Jesse Owens I haven’t faced too much adversity in my life. Not really. Not the kind of adversity that truly qualifies as so. Sure, I’ve had…

Aren’t you happy the umbrella was invented?

A lot can happen in 24 hours, let alone an entire day, year, or three centuries for that matter. Heck, entire countries can be formed and dissolved. I mean just look at what happened to poor Prussia … declared an official country in 1525, things were going along just fine until 1947 when BAM, the…

No matter how far down that rabbit hole you fall …

“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Everyone gets tired. Tired because they’ve physically worked hard, tired because they are mentally exhausted, tired because sometimes everyone feels like the entire world is against them. And it isn’t any fun…

Intolerance is not a tagline for the Hoosier state!

 I have never been on the front lines of discrimination. Never felt the sting of nasty eye stares because my skin is a different colorthan the purveyor of a store or other establishment that I’m in. Never overheard whispering from onlookers wondering “what makes her think she can shop here?” But hey, I live in America….