Posts in category "Advice"

How Clean is Your House? The Top Five Tips to make cleaning your daily physical and mental exercise!

How Clean is Your House? The Top Five Tips to make cleaning your daily physical and mental exercise!
I work in an office filled with women who are over the age of fifty. I most certainly am not complaining about this, as they are fastidious and relatively drama-free. But, as you might expect, they all are trying to find the perfect yin/yang combination between cleanliness and chaos. Between kids, yoga, Zumba,¬†and aging husbands,... Read more »

Graduation: A Reflection

Graduation: A Reflection
There are several moments in one’s life that hold great personal significance. The first steps, the sixteenth birthday, the first sip of booze – all of them figure greatly into our developmental process. These rights of passage are a sort of checkpoint, affirming that we’re on the right path. One of those moments in life... Read more »

"How do you solve a problem like Sinead O'Connor?": O'Connor's hide-and-seek game in Wilmette and the dangers of unchecked celebrity nonsense

"How do you solve a problem like Sinead O'Connor?": O'Connor's hide-and-seek game in Wilmette and the dangers of unchecked celebrity nonsense
In Celebrity, as well as the rest of the word, there is a fine line between genius and madness. To be in the creative arts you truly need to be a bit of a nut. Being a performer myself, I have met some truly kooky characters over the years. Of course, I’m included in that... Read more »
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"What do you know?": The Particular Difficulty of Being Young

"What do you know?": The Particular Difficulty of Being Young
Those of you who made it past the title, I thank you immensely. The truth is, I didn’t set out writing this article to sound like a young prick whining about this inequities. I wrote it because I am, more often than not, blacklisted ideologically because of my age. People act like I’m 14, not... Read more »

Cheating is The New Normal: Don Juan Meets Steve Jobs

Cheating is The New Normal: Don Juan Meets Steve Jobs
The advent of technology has done a lot of positive things for our culture. Families are able to connect more efficiently, businesses save money by cutting time costs and research is literally at your fingertips (the greatest thing for a bookworm like me.) But this technical renaissance also has some adverse side effects, though nothing... Read more »