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If You're So Good, Then...

Last week, I got a question from someone, and I wanted to sit on it and give a truly thoughtful answer. Some would consider a question like this to be offensive, but I see it as a question that lots of people would have, regardless of how they felt about a performer. 731 more words



My biggest bugbear. What’s right about this social media site? (Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg…)

It first made its appearance back in 2004 and was open to the above 13 years old public in 2006. 986 more words

Everything Wrong With

Real Friends

I just read the new graphic novel by Shannon Hale, Real Friends. It’s a memoir, Shannon’s story of friendships as she grew up.

I’m very thankful my daughter, who is 10 years old and finishing fourth grade, read this book. 288 more words

Children's Books


The percentage of Jewish Israelis who consider US President Donald Trump more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian has taken a nosedive since his inauguration, according to a Smith Research poll published on Thursday and taken for The Jerusalem Post. 258 more words

Daily News

Writing For A Purpose Not A Reward

I’ve always believed that when it comes to writing, it was best to write for recognition and relativity. Of course at the time I believed that instant popularity would occur at any given moment despite having a following of approximately 3 people and one avid commenter. 229 more words

Everyday Rants

An Audience of One

Popularity seems to be the theme of the day. And there also seems to be much competition in that arena. The more “likes” you have on your Facebook page, the better. 911 more words

Reflective Focus


“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.”