The End of Privacy

I recently read about an app called Ghostery....more

546th Friday Blog Roundup

My car needed to go in for service this week, which meant that I had to drive Josh’s car for a day....more


This past winter, I read an article about forgiveness that has stuck with me for months, rippling through me like a stone dropped into a lake....more

6 Bloggers You Need to Read for World Crohn's and Colitis Day

Today is World Crohn's and Colitis Day, and of course, the day is meant to raise awareness for inflammatory bowel disease. Is there anyone better to teach about the ins and outs of these diseases than the people who live with them day in and day out? I've rounded up bloggers who are sharing their first-hand experience with Crohn's disease and colitis. I'd love to add your personal story to the list so the newly diagnosed can find information. So please add your blog to the comment section if you also write about Crohn's and colitis. ...more
Thank you so much for sharing my post!  It's not always easy to be so vulnerable about my ...more

Mystery Gift

The book that made me want to be a writer — The Phantom Tollbooth — opens with the reader being told to pay close attention to Milo receiving a surprise gift because, one day, the reader may come home and find a mystery gift, and if the reader reads carefully, they will know exactly what […] ...more

The President Joined Twitter 3 Hours Ago!

President Obama, otherwise known as @Potus to his Twitter followers, joined the site three hours ago and his follower count is jumping by the thousands every few seconds. ...more
casinosonalia It states on the sidebar that the @BarackObama one is run by his staff and that ...more

#MicroblogMondays 38: Stealing Happiness

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I just finished We Are Pirates by Daniel Handler (totally enjoyable read!), and he had an interesting thought on page 268: We steal the happiness of others in order to be happy ourselves, and when […] ...more

Broadcasting Your Life

Catherine Newman was the first blogger I ever read....more

545th Friday Blog Roundup

My brain has been on the Amtrak train crash....more

Mental Sampler 4

I am someone who verbally beats myself up when I have an unproductive day and glows when I’ve managed to pound through a lot of work....more