At the height of our frustration with the Iraq War, my dad used to say, “Bomb ’em all, and let Allah sort ’em out.”
He wasn’t alone. My pastor once felt compelled to debunk the idea from the pulpit while also validating the frustration driving it.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen revealed that Facebook consistently places profits above the well-being of its users.
Big surprise. The real revelations are the details of how and why Facebook refused to stop making teen girls hate themselves and to curb misinformation.
In particular, Facebook’s internal Civic Integrity Team recommended eliminating…
A quick trip to the fitness center tonight turned into a life-saving adventure that brought together a motley cast of characters who dispersed as quickly as they banded together.
I used to say that 50% of all the orders I receive include an animal who has ‘crossed the rainbow bridge’.
I’m finding more recently that my estimate was way off.
I now believe it’s somewhere in the realm of 80% of my portraits that include an animal who has…
“We couldn’t imagine.”
Listening to the 9/11 remembrance coverage over the last weeks, I’ve been struck by the repetition of this phrase.
That dreadful day 20 years ago, I was woken up by a phone call from my husband whose flight from Minneapolis to New York was grounded in Chicago.
My dad moved in with me in February, 7 months ago. The Covid-19 pandemic led to a ‘choice’ for him to downsize.
I had the extra space.
I was so touched when dad mentioned possibly coming to stay with me for a while that I started crying on the phone…
If you don’t know someone who’s had cancer, you will soon enough. That sounds like a thinly-veiled threat, but it’s just an unfortunate reality.
Figures from Cancer Research UK show 50% of men will be diagnosed with cancer during their lives, and 45% of women. …
It was early September and the crispness of an early fall filled the air. What was a feverish summer quickly simmered, and the leaves on the old oaks were eager to flaunt their new colours.
On the college side of town, students unloaded their boxes and reunited with familiar faces…
I’ve spent the last two years living on a tropical island. It’s been quite an adventure. One that is very different from the city life that I’ve previously been accustomed to. It has been wonderfully refreshing.
I feel like living here, on St. Barth, has allowed me to go “back…
When we consume any information, we often focus on some aspects to the exclusion of others. That’s especially true when we watch an action movie.
Here are six action movies with social justice themes that can be easily missed if you just let the violence and stunt-work wash over you.
Oddly specific. Universally applicable.