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Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

“It seemed to me that everyone knows they will die one day. My feeling was nobody can stop death; it doesn’t matter if it comes from a Talib or cancer. 653 more words


The Best Party I Ever Attended

On a recent visit to Newport, Rhode Island last weekend, Mr. MOTM and I reminisced about the first and most memorable time we travelled there. 445 more words


In Memoriam...

The World’s Greatest Cat

c. 1997 – April 28, 2014

The World’s Greatest Cat, formally known as Morpheus and always known to his Mother as “Boobie,” passed peacefully in his Mother’s arms the morning of April 28, 2014. 605 more words


“You gie me fifty….”

Here’s a letter from my brother, James, in which he compares our dead mother to convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort. Lovingly, of course.

Dear mum,

It’s not an overstatement to say that when it came to Scottish stereotypes you lived up to pretty much all of them. 797 more words


The "Dare Me for Charity" Experience

Cost: $15.00

Remaining Budget: $859.96

First off, I cannot believe that I have already accomplished 12 NEW things since my 29th birthday! It is amazing just how fast time flies when you are having so much fun. 639 more words