Television Personalities

What do our television viewing habits reveal about ourselves?  Like the great debate between cardio vs. strength training, what we watch on TV on a regular basis (not channel surfing) might suggest to our co-workers, friends, or partners a propensity for aggression over ease  — or maybe silliness over intensity — or perhaps reality over […]

Valentine’s Day Traditions

As I think about what to do for my fiance and our kids for tomorrow’s annual celebration of all things red and heart-shaped, I wonder, too, about what it all stands for.  If I say, “ah, it’s no big deal, we show our love every day,” one tends to choke on the sugar.  Likewise, to […]

Romantic Paris

So, what is it about Paris that I’ve fallen in love with?  People say it’s the most romantic city in the world.  However, on our most recent trip (last month), my fiance and I discussed this prospect and were decidedly considerate not to offend her, but Italy, for example, can seem more romantic as one’s […]

Abandonment Issues

Forgive me bookseller, but it’s been two months since my last completed read.   Like beads strewn across the dresser, half-read books lie around my house in piles praying for absolution.  Preaching a tone meant for others, I, myself, find salvation in the belief that it’s not a sin to abandon a book mid-journey. In […]

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