Should We Release Posthumous Music?

The deaths of our favorite entertainers are inevitable, unfortunately. In the digital age, especially with singers, there is often a mad rush to procure copies of an artist’s greatest works when they die. It seems strange to see this surge in popularity upon someone’s death. But it’s understandable – their passing sometimes makes the rest [ keep reading ]

Should Biological Males Compete as Females?

males compete as females, feet at starting line

The world of track and field is immersed in controversy regarding transgender and intersex athletes competing as female runners. The two issues are slightly different; yet, the base questions when males compete as females remain the same. I believe such issues will continue to proliferate in the coming years. We can’t deny that every human [ keep reading ]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

father's day gift ideas, wall decorations

Whether you’re reading this post as an adult daughter or as a wife, you’ll hopefully find it helpful as you prepare for Father’s Day. My own dad passed away eight years ago and I miss him every day. Thus, I’m writing this post from my perspective as a wife and mother. You might be reading [ keep reading ]

Why do We Cheer for Sports Teams?

Growing up in Canada, my favorite (ahem, favourite) sport was always baseball. I like to joke that the reason I don’t live in Canada anymore was because I don’t really care about hockey, so they kicked me out. We had precisely two major league baseball teams at that time, and since I lived closer to [ keep reading ]

What Servers Wish Diners Knew

As someone who is pursuing a creative career (acting and writing), I have had my fair share of “survival jobs.” For many years, that meant waiting tables. There were many aspects of it I enjoyed – bonding with coworkers, taking home cash every day, and flexible scheduling. As grateful as I am to my former [ keep reading ]

 What Are Your All-Time Favorite Movie Props?

We all have favorite movies. I happen to be one of those people who, when asked to name my favorite movie, has to answer that I can’t really answer if I am only allowed to say one title because I do not have a single, favorite movie; rather, there are many movies I consider my [ keep reading ]

Are You Striving for Picture Perfect Holidays?

The fall and winter holidays are a time to be with family, enjoy good food, and making memories celebrating new and old traditions. Unfortunately, the holidays can also result in a lot of stress, especially for those who are the heads of families. If you think about it, there is often one person per household [ keep reading ]

Do You Secretly Love Something Everyone Hates?

Who determines popular culture trends? My daughters, who are each strong-willed, confident and capable, proved to me from the get go that they had minds of their own. I would say things like, “We don’t wear white after Labor Day,” and they would immediately counter with, “Says, who? What if I want to wear white [ keep reading ]

Has Social Media Made Us More Judgmental?

Every time a big election comes up, I come very close to closing all my social media accounts. It has to be one of the worst times to be on social media. Everyone is right about their own opinions and everyone else with differing opinions are completely wrong. No one is afraid to state their [ keep reading ]

Hiring Essay Writers in College: Is It Ethical?

Most, if not all U.S. presidents have or have had speech writers at some point or, at least teams of people who help formulate coherent thoughts and offer creative suggestions as to how to express them in public. Nowadays, it is not at all uncommon for business executives to hire ghost writers. I happen to [ keep reading ]


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