Aug 19, 2014
The “Like” Diet: A Two-Week Cleanse I’m not one for fad diets. But I’m going on a two-week cleanse, a short fast wherein I will consciously avoid “Liking” things on Facebook. I may have to share and comment more. Or ignore that which doesn’t particularly inspire more than a passing “Like.” Egads. Post by Holly Jahangiri. This has already proven...
Apr 1, 2014
Action is the Opposite of Apathy To be activist is to be, and to demonstrate, the opposite of apathetic. I’m not talking about being an activist for a particular cause, although it’s hard not to be, sometimes. I’m simply talking about standing up for what you believe is right, and speaking out against what you believe is wrong. “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that...
Jan 20, 2014
I’m pretty sure I’ve figured out what’s behind that benign, feeble-looking smile some old people seem to wear on their faces constantly. It’s neither benign nor feeble, but likely something akin to my Grandmother’s expression: “Bless your pointy little head.”
May 19, 2013
What Is the Flaming Red Pen of Death™ Award? This award will be given to the bloggers who exemplify the spirit of the Red Pen of Death™ by consistently exhibiting at least 5 of the following traits: Ruthless honesty in writing; A knack for irresistibly engaging the reader, compelling him or her to immediately act – or at least to leave thought-provoking comments; Ability to argue one or, preferably, both...