Repugnant Things We Love

Are you squeamish? Prepare to rethink a few things, especially the foods you enjoy. Do you like honey butter spread on a warm slice of bread or hot biscuits? How about a teaspoon or two of the golden liquid in your tea or coffee? Some folks prefer to use honey instead...

The Undeniable Urge

Each season has a purpose. Depending on where you live and for all intents and purposes, summer is a lazy time. It is a time to enjoy the outdoors, and the scorched-by-the-sun flowers. It is a time to bake in the sun until your skin turns leathery. The tanning years...

The Niggling Fear

Whether we want to admit it 1, the fear of becoming our parents is not only real but also terrifying. After all, what self-respecting teen or young adult would want to become the fuddy-duddies who gave them life and ushered them toward maturity. The concept is...

The Many Sides of Freedom

Ask any randomly selected group of people what they think freedom means to them, and you will get a different answer from each one. The meaning of freedom varies, depending on life experiences. And it is as elusive as the meaning of love. Both words remain inanimate...

The Myth of Elderly Wisdom

If the date of your birth is no later than the 1970s, you were lucky enough to have parents still willing to teach valuable life lessons, which included respect for our elders. There was no explanation given to children as to why we should believe the “with age comes...