Tags » Social Observation

Spotlight: Hannah Brencher, TED Talk: "Love Letters to Strangers"

As a fellow epistophile and lover of letters, I admire Hannah Brencher a great deal and have participated in her love letter writing initiative several times. 51 more words

Social Observation

Old tree near harbor of Leland, Michigan - a trace of long ago

The tree rings would reveal the number of years from seedling to the time the tree trunk was cut down to the present size. But judging from the girth, it well may have stood on that spot for 150 or more years, around the time of the U.S. 171 more words

Food and music - simple fun or complicated conjunction?

At first glance there is nothing notable: people in nice cars come from near and far to the afternoon of live music, tasty food and drink. 655 more words


Actions Living Out Words

Last night, I did something I have never done before. I gave a stranger a ride. This is not something I do. Not by myself and definitely not at midnight on a Friday. 614 more words


Why I Walk Around Naked

I frequently walk around the house naked. I know. Big deal, right? Well, for me, it has become quite a big deal. First things first, though: cards on the table. 803 more words

Social Observation

Stating The Obvious

After the recent arrests of 6 young men who had been planning on leaving MN to join ISIS there has been an outcry for more money to fight against the recruitment of Americans for foreign terrorist groups. 606 more words

Personal Opinions

Where's Our Revolution?

Whatever happened to the “Occupy” movement? #Blacklivesmatter? I feel like there could definitely be more hope&change happening…yet the only thing I see changing is the faces of reality TV stars and the daily lies being spewed on media types across the board. 263 more words