I grew up in Northern New Jersey, and during my childhood, grits were a common breakfast staple. As my grandmother, who spent the majority of her life in places like Alabama and Florida, would add salt, butter and pepper to her grits, I took the sweeter route and would routinely add butter and sugar. Show More Summary
Recently, I was made aware of the numerous challenges facing so many of our most beloved species because of the illegal trade in wildlife. This shameful trade is pushing species to the edge of extinction. One story that touched my heart is the plight of the Pangolin, a little known creature that is the most illegally trafficked mammal in the world. Show More Summary
A few years ago, my husband bought a T-shirt that read, "May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook!" We laughed and laughed. Photo by Angela Ashton Smith Just about anyone with an active social media account...Show More Summary
I often tell my wife that I embrace getting older. She asks if that includes my OCD tendencies, too. For sure, if it means a compulsion to learn from the digital past. Which brings me to PointCast, the Internet darling of 20 years ago. It was going to revolutionize online [...]
I sent a text message to one of my kids. In reply I received a video of a rabbit running in circles.
Post by Tanvier Peart. Growing up, I didn't have a ton of constants in my life. Between my parents divorcing when I was 5 and moving around all the time, one of my biggest go-to places for solace was The Cosby Show. Sure, it was just "entertainment," but as a young girl, it was positive and something I looked up to. Show More Summary
Craig Sager, the TNT NBA reporter who has continued to work through a recurrence of leukemia, will receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs in July. “When I was diagnosed with cancer, like so many other people, my life changed forever,” Sager said in a statement Monday (via ESPN). “Over the last two years, […]
“This…is the end...of my life.” These would be my patient’s only words — an economy of phrasing made necessary by an all-consuming air hunger. She had just arrived in the emergency room, Code 3 critical, after a lights-and-sirens ambulance transport from her nursing home. Awake, alert and intensely...
One year ago my life was so different. Wesley was living with us, I was working at a beautiful garden store, a job I loved and did well. All was good, life was in balance. We rented a cabin in the mountains around this time and had a quiet vacation. Show More Summary
YES! I'm so excited! This is great news for us all, readers. I don't know about you, but I was JUST COMPLAINING to my therapist the other day about how my life just didn't seem... "brutal" enough anymore. Well, never-the-fuck mind: a nice little injection from longtime Chicago-based post-rock/metal hellraisers Russian Circles should fix that shit right up!
One of the big myths of halftime is that you have to ditch everything you have ever worked on and make a huge and radical change. Yes, some people do that. But many more do not. My worry is that the notion of a daunting seismic shift...Show More Summary
A former Super Bowl champ says his face was busted open BAD during an NFL game -- opening a gash that needed 17 stitches to close... and he blames the whole thing on a shoddy helmet. The guy behind the lawsuit is ex-Chicago Bears safety Ryan Mundy…
Maybe in another life I wouldn't be so unsure of everything. Maybe I wouldn’t spend so much time over thinking and wondering what my life could be like if I traveled here or moved there. Maybe if I knew what I wanted I could settle down, but I don’t, not in this life anyways.
By Christine DiGangi There comes a time in everyone's life -- sometimes more than once -- when you have the sinking realization that you're an adult and need to get it together. Financially speaking, that can mean getting out of debt,...Show More Summary
When real life mimics art, things get a little creepy. Ernest Cline's Ready Player One is one of my favorite science fiction novels of the 21st century, and director Steven Spielberg is taking the helm for the upcoming Warner Bros film. Show More Summary
I spent 12 years of my life attending and working at a sleep-away camp, and I can promise you, a Summer spent making new friends completely removed from civilization is the best thing your child will ever experience. Being a counselor, however, isn't always all fun and games. Show More Summary
“I got other things to do with my life.”
The Business of Yoga course helps yoga teachers find a network and effectively market their businesses. Watch this success story, and find out how you can grow your yoga business. The post Testimonial: How Business of Yoga Changed My Life appeared first on Yoga Journal.
One of those who helped evangelicals spread anti-abortion propaganda: "It is the single greatest regret of my life." In a fascinating followup to her look at the origins of the religious right last week, Samantha Bee used this week's "Full Frontal" to investigate how the movement set its sights on abortion as a key issue. Show More Summary
Everyone always talks about how life changes when you become a parent. But I have yet to talk about my heart problem.