Tomorrow is the first day of school in my neck of the woods.  New clothes, new school supplies, new haircuts, new experiences, new beginnings.  And in our home, a new tradition is starting.  Or more accurately, a new daily after-school question, ...

Elizabeth Gilbert on Selfish Several years ago I saw Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, speak in Dallas.  She was absolutely mesmerizing.  She was smart, funny, articulate, and if you looked closely, I swear you could see her mind working;  there ...

Irresistibly sweet Girl Scouts, parked at tables outside of grocery store entrances, walking door-to-door, with their irresistibly sweet voices, luring you to buy their irresistibly sweet cookies. Except that…irresistibly sweet I am not. It takes everything in me not to ...