I picked up this book by Lizzie Skurnick, entitled That Should Be a Word. Lizzie has coined words such as “Canvict: one imprisoned by the inability to say no,” “Ruinvent: revamp oneself for the worse,” and “Maditate: becoming angrier by trying to calm down.” It’s the perfect book for the latrary: that basket of quick-lit
If you don’t believe men have evolved, take a sniff. In Bible times, men demonstrated their financial success and physical prowess by having a multitude of babes and babies. In Shakespeare’s time, men demonstrated their success by wearing tights, ruffles and velvet. Poetry was popular in the pub. Pioneer men looked down on any man
Sunday night 6/19/2016 (that’s tomorrow) at 8pm CST until approximately 8:15 Author Jennifer Owens and I will be sharing an Aha! Moment on Facebook Live. Good things stay nice with a little care and protection. You are a one-issue model, so it’s perfectly acceptable and even recommended that you take care of YOU. We’ll be talking about happiness and responding to pressure.
Pain leaves our ears ringing. Words of love, shouted, seem a challenge. 102 people shot, nearly half killed, and everything anyone said made somebody mad. Helplessness makes you want to grab a pitchfork and posse up, but then who do we jab? I couldn’t write Sunday. I had no blog to release Monday. The seams
My buddy and self-care inspiration, JennRene Owens
There is a moment when parents look away because it’s too hard. There are many, many moments afterwards when they can’t stop seeing that one moment. My friend says after she lost her son, she would crawl into his bed just to smell him. She was terrified of the day when his scent
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Memorial Day is a confusing time for my emotions. War is a horrible thing, and it’s hard for me to understand why we haven’t found a better way to deal with conflict by 2016. But Memorial Day isn’t about a concept, it’s about the people who have willingly joined the military—for honor or passion or
When this century began, the life expectancy in Oklahoma’s 74130 zip code was 14 years shorter than the life expectancy for Tulsans living only 6 miles away. The current report by the Center on Society and Health shows that the gap has closed a bit. The life expectancy in the Turley and McLain communities is
What were the last five questions you asked your best friend? I don’t know the statistic, but I’m sure you’ve noticed the routine. The first few times you talk to someone, you discover about 70% of everything you’ll ever learn about them. I enjoy introducing long-term friends to each other. By the end of the