It Finally Happened

My daughter Emma turned nine last weekend. As usual, the birthday had ramped up expectations it couldn’t possibly meet. I did my best to scramble around, spend every dollar I had to make it one to remember and it was okay. She got an American Girl doll, which...

Horrible Humans

I know only human being I’d actually like to murder. Now, I can add a few soldiers to the list: Congolese militia are threatening to slaughter rare mountain gorillas in Congo’s Virunga National Park after they raided the eastern reserve at the weekend,...

Great Man of the Day

Dlisted found this quote by Gabriel Byrne which is, to me, like a breath of fresh air. I love it when people call out Oprah on her shit. Love the woman (is Oprah God?) but seriously, she really does airbrush herself to death on her mag. “Every single picture was...

The Poor Whales

I can’t bear the recent story of the lost whales in Sacramento. A mom and her calf got stuck when they swam down the wrong river and now they are on display, confused, and swimming in circles. They were encouraged to swim back out by whale sounds, which worked...
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