Though I spoke of having a boyfriend a few articles back, I have since become single again. Hey, I’m not looking for sympathy. But I thought it might be interesting to explore the notion of attraction—specifically, if people have a “type” that they seem to attract. As we get older and gain more wisdom and…
Best of Advice & Confessions
‘Tis the Season
What’s the point? #thisis40
When did the world change so much? #thisis40
Hey Daddy #thisis40
Keeping up with the Joneses #thisis40.
Non-traditional student #thisis40.
Better than the first. #thisis40
Sun danced on barely browned grass.
1. Leave people better than you found them. That’s it.
The media-generated perception: being black is synonymous with being poor, uneducated, unmotivated and a burden on society. Michael Taylor is having none of that.
Some might say Blixa Scott, an attorney, is a real loser in the game of love: her boyfriend of four years gets paid by the hour to do physically demanding work. But she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Veronica Grace talks about the challenges of raising two sons while their father was in jail.
The first time Timothy Braun ate pizza and watched movies with his dog in the face of adversity, he wrote an essay on it that made him almost famous. When he did it again, it landed him in jail.
Aaron Traister shares his awkward attempts to stave off mid-life.
“It was time for The Talk. Only I wasn’t ready. I started giggling and acting like a 13-year-old, deflecting serious inquiries by shouting, “Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu!”