I recently finished serving Jury Duty. [insert groans and moans] This is everyone’s reaction when I tell them I’m serving Jury Duty. Nose wrinkled like they just smelled something rotten they say, “Ugh, I’m so sorry. How awful! Did you fry ‘em?” The whole thing is a grand social experiment and it’s fascinating. Imagine a
“So is the new like.” My dear friend Kate recently said this to me and, BAM! I was instantly transported to 1982 and getting a lecture from my journalist Dad about saying “like, you know, and um”. He was relentless with us and it worked. “Like, I just got accepted to Harvard, and um, I’m
I am totally digging the Four Surprising Factors that Influence Creativity article, written by Rohan Ayyar. The idea is that all people are creative (which I firmly believe), but some of us can access it easier than others. In the article, the four surprising factors that influence creativity are living abroad, getting tipsy, walking and politics.
A few weeks ago, Jennifer Lawrence published an essay on Lena Durham’s blog about the inequality of pay between men and women in acting. While she openly admitted she has different challenges than other women in the workplace, her feelings and story could be the same for many women all over the world. She shared
We met for the very first time on a flight from Louisville to Toronto. It was a Chamber of Commerce economic development junket and the chartered flight was filled with all sorts of business and civic leaders from the Louisville area. Walking on that plane felt like a surreal grown-up summer camp on the first