WE’LL NEVER KNOW HOW MANY DEBATES ON MATURITY END WITH THE DEBATERS CALLING EACH OTHER DISPARAGING NAMES AND THROWING OBJECTS. Continue reading Just a Thought
WHEN ANGRY, COUNT TO FOUR. WHEN VERY ANGRY, SWEAR. — MARK TWAIN Continue reading Mark Twain on Anger
(Disclosure: I am not a mental health professional. The claims made in this post are based on personal experience and common observations.) The public reactions to reports of Anthony Bourdain’s death have been, for the most part, respectful. They should be. People who weren’t acquainted with him should note only his professional accomplishments and other things he allowed into the public record. Appreciate what he shared, and respect boundaries so we aren’t debating things Mr. Bourdain didn’t share. I’m guessing that most public figures who end their own lives don’t want their actions interpreted as endorsements of suicide. It’s hard … Continue reading Not Understanding Suicide
Earlier this afternoon, while walking home from the gym I had an experience which other women can identify with. It doesn’t happen to me very often anymore because I’m older, but I remember how it used to feel and I still work up as much anger now as I did when I was in my twenties. The only difference now is most of the time I get angry on behalf of the young women who currently get the abuse. I was on Geary Street near Powell on Union Square in San Francisco. A man who was in the mood to … Continue reading A Heartfelt Apology to Anyone I May Have Offended — Not!
THAT MOMENT WHEN SOME ASSHAT STICKS HIS HEAD OUT OF THE WINDOW OF A PASSING CAR, YELLS “YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL,” AND MAKES YOU WANT TO REPLY, “GO EFF YOURSELF!” Continue reading That Moment When…