Common Sense, National Pride, and a Pinch of Compassion: Isn’t it that simple?

Six months ago I moved back to the U.S. after living in Central America for three years. I had limited exposure to the media and the events...

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Healing the Blind in North Korea

It was an audacious double operation. Conduct 1000 surgeries on North Korean citizens in an attempt to restore eyesight to the blind,...

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The modern girl’s guide to acting like a lady

How many times have I heard women complain about chivalry being dead? I don’t know.  A lot. I am not certain that is entirely true but...

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Bronzers, Birthdays and Makeup Party Tricks

SHOW AND TELL I was at a birthday party with my friends. A gaggle of girls doing what girls do. Catching up on the latest, well,...

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A History of Poverty Porn

If you’ve ever spent hours in traffic cursing the cars ahead of you for slowing down to take a look at the accident ahead, only to find...

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Craigslist, Sex, and One Woman’s Intuition

No one is ever ready for this to happen. We can’t even entertain the possibility it could happen. It sounds like a story out of a seedy...

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F**k the Chick Flick

Chick flicks get a lot of flak. And rightfully so. If you’ve ever seen a chick flick, it may be safe to say that you’ve seen them all....

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The Ultimate Renaissance Man: Christophe Gstalder

We have few opportunities in our lives to meet people who are bigger than life.  And, they are often not aware of the intensity and...

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