I once knew a woman who believed she could create a Christmas canvas of the heart whenever it felt right. I can understand her impulse. She sincerely believed that the important part of Christmas occurred in the heart. Therefore, she decided to celebrate Christmas when it felt “right.”... Read More | Share it now!
There are several reasons to deplore the global village that the world has become, but I’ll limit myself to one. What I hate most about globalization is what it’s done to local talent. Every city has stunning voices, great musicians, fine actors, excellent athletes, but they are constantly compared to the super-stars of dozens of other bigger cities and found short.... Read More | Share it now!
Why is going public with the private viewed as bravery? Why is telling total strangers everything we think, feel, or do viewed as a positive act? Why isn’t it simply undisciplined and needy? Maybe I’m asking, why Facebook? Why do we want the complete and raw goods on anybody—famous, infamous, or obscure?... Read More | Share it now!
Public or private. Decide which it is and stick with it. I don’t get this bare-your-guts style of blogging in which the public and the private are conflated. You can’t be private in public unless it’s through an art form. Most blogs are about as far from art as bubble gum is from gourmet.... Read More | Share it now!