Cynicism has been a habit of mine for many years, and though at times it feels isolating or suffocating, it has also been a reliable coping mechanism for dealing with the cognitive dissonance of “real” life. Unfortunately, it has also … Continue reading
If something strikes me as “uplifting”, encouraging, or otherwise potentially beneficial to mood enhancement, the “warm fuzzies” category is the place to find it.
There seems to be a continuing interest in researching one’s family background and heritage. However, sometimes it may not be such a great idea to shake the family tree too hard, since we can’t be sure what might fall out … Continue reading
If the title of this post sounds to you like a gimmick to catch attention (ding, ding, ding – “You win!”), why of course it is! But before posting knee-jerk comments accusing me of unrepentant narcissism, allow me to define … Continue reading
One of the life lessons learned by osmosis from several years living in the US mid-south is the fine art of flirtation and flattery. In traditional Southern culture, flirting with a member of the opposite gender was not necessarily considered rude, … Continue reading