Sharp Women, Smart Men

I am reading two books now, SHARP: THE WOMEN WHO MADE AN ART OF HAVING AN OPINION by Michelle Dean…

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Reading Outside My Comfort Zone

For me, reading outside my comfort zone means following wisps of ideas and half-understood references in one topic to others. …

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Waiting (for Life)

When I was young, I was waiting to grow up.  That included waiting for the milestones:  turning 13 years old…

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Controlling Change?

You can’t really control change and change is the only constant in life.  What you can control is how you…

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Relative Perspective

Many studies have shown that every event will be described differently by each person who observed or experienced it.  I…

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Good v.s. Evil

What if the Garden of Eden is a metaphor for the most basic difference in philosophy – the difference between…

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Just Out for Money – Really?!

I could not have escaped the coverage of Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein even if I’d wanted to.  On principle,…

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What We Care About (and Why)

While discussing pop culture with my group of crafty women tonight, it became clear that issues that affect us directly…

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