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Honor, Dignity, and Face: Culture as Personality Writ Large

I recently read an interesting yet largely ignored study from 2011 by psychologists Angela Leung and Dov Cohen. It’s about honor culture, dignity culture, and face culture. 3,647 more words


s.a.t.u.r.d.a.y night!

Saturday night has always been such an exceptionally nice quiet relaxed time for me.   Unlike earlier decades there’s nothing especially good to watch on television.    I’ve never been in the habit of going to parties.     399 more words


Project 14 - Day 12: My Personality

Day Twelve is me trying to balance being honest about my personality and how I act with trying not to be pre-fired.

When I turned 20, I thought a lot of this one quote from the Anne of Green Gables series, where Anne talks about turning 20 too. 1,467 more words

Project 14

Quirky Character Traits

I love quirky characters. Their offbeat personality traits can be endearing, making a character memorable and unique. Done right, character quirks can leave a lasting impression and be far more rewarding than vanilla, Boy Scout manikins with perfect hair and white teeth. 371 more words

Mystery Writing 101

Innie vs. Outie

By George Chase

For many Florida coast-dwellers, the annual January-through-April season for entertainment and visitors is the busiest time of the year. It has been for us. 564 more words

Creative Nonfiction

What is Your Child's Learning Style

My perspective about kids going to school is very general. And all I knew is that my son has to learn what most kids his age are supposed to be learning. 245 more words