Based on the theory of lateralization of brain function, it was once believed that people who tend to be more analytical (think language and logic skills) were "left-brained," whereas the "right-brained" leaned toward the creative (think spatial and visual skills). While complex humans clearly operate out of both hemispheres, according to the folks at HubSpot, ... [Read More]
For the twenty-plus years I have owned this decorative country-style wooden calendar, I have experienced a flashpoint of rage every June 1st when I flip the banner tile over from May to June, and move the date tiles around. I always check my paper calendar to see if there are any special holiday tiles to be displayed each month. My calendar has a painted Christmas ... [Read More]
Earlier this week, we shared the Facebook post of Rebecca Hayes, a U.S. Navy veteran. It was her brilliant response to an anonymous, assumption-making stranger who left a "hey lady" note on her car, chastising her for parking in a designated "Veteran Parking" spot. In solidarity with Rebecca, a number of female veterans ... [Read More]
We’ve seen some pretty great makeup transformations before, but YouTube v-logger Chrisspy’s new Finding Dory tutorial is insanely awesome.
Chrisspy, whose real name is Christina, shows off some serious skills as she transforms into Dory. Explaining her inspiration, she says, “Finding Dory is coming out and Finding Nemo is one of my favorite movies, so I thought it would be fun to challenge myself to see ... [Read More]
My girlfriend Suzanne used to say, "There's no such thing as ugly people, only bad lighting." And I don’t know anyone who’s a fan of bad lighting. So if you'd like to be able to go from surgical room bright to get-you-in-the-mood sultry, all from the same fixture, let me shed some light on the world of dimmer switches.
Installing A Dimmer Switch
Changing a standard switch ... [Read More]
After passing homeless people on her way to school each day, Khloe Thompson launched her own charity, Khloe Kares, to help vulnerable women in her community.
Khloe’s first project is called Kare Bags. She and her grandmother design and make sturdy bags and fill them with daily essentials including soap, lotion, toothbrush/paste ... [Read More]
By Amy Lappos - "Call me when your toes curl from the pain," the doctor had told me. I was doubled over. Time to call. It was coming. I was 15 and about to have my first child.
Although I could sense a change within me as she grew in my belly, it wasn't until the moment I held her that my world ended and our world began; as if I too had been squeezed through a place of femininity into a bright, new, ... [Read More]
"At times like these, people ask 'How do we make sense of this?' I say we don’t. To make sense of it means to understand, to comprehend, to relate somehow and that’s not acceptable to me. So what DO I believe?" Ciara Gogan took to her Facebook page to answer this question through a profound and powerful piece, in ... [Read More]