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How waitressing has made me a more tolerable person

 By Ann Marie Edlin

There’s something incredibly humbling about working in the service industry. I’ve been working in a restaurant for almost three years now, and I believe that I have learned more about people in my time there than I have collectively over the course of my life. 1,284 more words


Bruce Jenner's E! TV Series: The Risk to His New Reputation

ABC News’ interview with Bruce Jenner on Friday was a poignant, restrained, socially conscious portrait of a person looking to set an example that could do some good for the world. 1,729 more words


Champions League draw breakdown and NHL playoffs overview

In Today’s Post I’ll be discussing the match ups of The Champions League and a quick overview of the National hockey leagues playoffs. And Let’s get straight to it. 752 more words


Modern Mermaids: How did feminism influence Disney's Little Mermaid?

In the 150 years between the publication of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid in 1837 and the 1989 release of Disney’s film adaptation much change had occurred in the human world. 1,520 more words


The Universal "We"

In writing or communication of any sort, paying attention to pronouns can be very revealing. It is incredible how Freudian they can be, what they reveal about us and the hidden language beneath our language. 767 more words

janmargarete OPINION

Ever tried anti-aging cream? Anything with the word anti-aging? Of course you have. So have I. The word anti-aging means against aging, and if you’re Andi MacDowell or Jane Fonda by all accounts it works. 278 more words



Good fortune came my way this morning with The Sunday New York Times feature entitled “Kitty With The Gee”, in which two of my favorite subjects— diamonds and Yiddish—intersected. 606 more words