Posts Tagged: joy

This is what a “fumerist” does…

Veteran comedian Kate Clinton describes herself as “a faith-based, tax-paying, America-loving political humorist and family entertainer,” and “fumerist” (feminist humourist). She’s a lesbian. She’s also witty and funny. She celebrates her 66th birthday today (November 9, 2013).

This is what a “fumerist” does…

Veteran comedian Kate Clinton describes herself as “a faith-based, tax-paying, America-loving political humorist and family entertainer,” and “fumerist” (feminist humourist). She’s a lesbian. She’s also witty and funny. She celebrates her 66th birthday today (November 9, 2013).

Men Speak a Language All Their Own

They say women and men speak different languages. That may be true. They say women talk more than men. That’s definitely not. Another thing for sure: men speak a language all their own. (Maybe women do too.) The fact that male

Men Speak a Language All Their Own

They say women and men speak different languages. That may be true. They say women talk more than men. That’s definitely not. Another thing for sure: men speak a language all their own. (Maybe women do too.) The fact that male

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

Morning glory

I adore walking early on spring mornings. The air is fresh and crisp. The world is full of promise. Anything and everything seems possible. It’s gorgeous and glorious. Last year, when I cared for my mom in her rural home,

Morning glory

I adore walking early on spring mornings. The air is fresh and crisp. The world is full of promise. Anything and everything seems possible. It’s gorgeous and glorious. Last year, when I cared for my mom in her rural home,

10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked

10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked

10 Top Things Writers Love to Hear

Most writers are a bit crazy. Some are a lot. Adventurer and journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane (born May 5, 1864, and better known by her pen name Nellie Bly), even faked craziness in the late 1800s to get herself admitted

10 Top Things Writers Love to Hear

Most writers are a bit crazy. Some are a lot. Adventurer and journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane (born May 5, 1864, and better known by her pen name Nellie Bly), even faked craziness in the late 1800s to get herself admitted