Monthly Archives: November 2017


Typically during the month of November, people pause for a brief moment to give thanks. But true gratitude is a lifestyle.

Traditional Food Principles: Cultivate Generosity & Gratitude

Originally posted on The aihfs blog:
by Shiloh Maples Healthy Foods Initiatives Coordinator The fast-paced, money-driven society that we live in forces us to live in a scarcity mindset— the false belief that there will never be enough; whether it’s money, food, time, energy, or something else entirely.  As a result, our actions and thoughts stem…

Genuine Interest in a Topic Really Really Really Really Matters A LOT

Originally posted on Carl Urness: thoughts and purpose:
Before we set off for Romania a large amount of people asked if we would study Romanian. Immediately I would respond with a “Yes, however fluency in the language is not what I’m after.” That statement of mine has come to fruition. I can say hello, thank…

Ignorance is Bliss

Originally posted on Brooke Reavey, Ph.D.:
I ALWAYS wanted to learn a second language. Unfortunately, though, that goal just sits on a shelf collecting dust and mocks me when I muster up enough strength to conquer it. Over the years, I commited to learning Spanish, but somehow, someway, I always get sidetracked. Because, well,…

The Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Transgender or Non-Binary Character

Originally posted on The Story and its Writer:
Terms to Know Trans: an inclusive term that includes all who are transgender, non-binary, or otherwise gender-nonconforming Cis/Cisgender: someone who is not trans AMAB: Assigned male at birth – someone who was marked as male on their original birth certificate AFAB: Assigned female at birth – someone…

Winner Takes It All

For every jerk off motion, there’s an equal and opposite fcuk off notion.

Break the wheel

No thanks, Sudoku puzzles, you look suspiciously like math.

On the Necessity of Tissues


see you at the same time next year

May the Forces of Evolution Be with You: Star Wars and Cultural Change