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'I Choked': Watch Terrence Howard Explain His Oscar Breakdown And Make Fun Of Himself

Remember a couple of weeks ago when Terrence Howard presented an award at the Oscars, and he seemed to be having a panic attack in front of millions of people? 84 more words


Emotional Eating

I’ve always been an emotional eater. It does tend to be worse with negative emotions than positive ones. Whenever I’m feeling down, sad, or even angry, I reach for food. 416 more words


"Smart, well-meaning people get it wrong when they start believing that the world owes them something and that the rules are different for them." - Guy Kawasaki

In the spirit of making my readers awkwardly self-conscious about their day-to-day word choice, I want to talk about the phrase “s/he means well.” This conversational diversion is often used as an acceptable catch-all for evaluating someone’s actions or character, but I’d like to reveal it’s more common, and more damaging purpose: an excuse. 642 more words

Reflections And Nostalgia

Tuesday, Second Week of Lent (St. Katharine Drexel)


Blessed St. Katherine Drexel’s Day!

You can find her story here.

Entrance Antiphon:
Here is a wise virgin, from among the number of the prudent, 192 more words


Excuses Don't Equal Greatness

I don’t know about you, but I’ve failed at different things and I occasionally have problems that I need to resolve in my life.

There’s no need for me to elaborate because no one likes a complainer. 314 more words


The Horizon Beyond

The past eight days were…undesirable, to say the least. After catching some sort of virus, my body started developing a sinus infection on top of the sore throat I already had. 150 more words


Spring Interim

March. Despite what the calendar says, Spring usually starts where I live earlier than the “first day of Spring.” My crocus and snowdrops have already shown their faces, and the daffodils are not far behind. 530 more words