This holiday of love taps into our innermost feelings of self-hate, but we can do better.
If they have the space in their hearts for those different from them, why shouldn’t we?
The younger generation will solve tomorrow’s problems – but we need to help them do it.
// To counteract stress, I have been composing a bucket list chock-full of unproductive activities that are nevertheless completely worthwhile. //
Home is the place where despite how we evolve over the years, we will always belong. For Dana, home is a chain restaurant in a nearby strip mall.
We should appreciate what we often overlook: the unexpected, fleeting moments of bliss we are gifted with every so often.
One of the smartest, most influential people I ever met was a 16-year-old boy I tutored in English in high school. He suffered from several learning disabilities, causing him to struggle to connect thoughts as he read and to understand multisyllabic vocabulary words. However, his level of insight and understanding of texts was astounding, and…
If you’ve ever seen an episode of “The Office,” you may know the character Oscar Martinez. He is a gay, Latino man who works at Dunder Mifflin as a paper supply accountant. And, despite the numerous episodes I’ve seen, this is all I could tell you about him. I couldn’t tell you anything about his…