Choice is perhaps the most essential component of human life. The little critters living in your eyebrows can’t choose to move to your mustache, after all–their entire lives are predefined. But we […]
The world (well, the U.S. at least) is in the midst of an identity crisis. What’s unique about this particular identity crisis, though, is that rather than “who am I” this one […]
Okay, so I like jigsaw puzzles–a fact that will never see the light of day on my dating profile. I also like music, which is why I puzzled over a list of […]
Some folks claim that it takes 28 days to make or break a habit, and while I have no idea whether that’s true it sure seems right.
It’s amazing how many rituals we participate in without realizing it.
Have you heard enough about COVID-19?
Last week we surveyed the long history of songs about Johnny, but we can’t overlook his sidekick Mary. Songs about Mary date at least to the eighth century, though those early ones […]
Ever since Johnny came marching home during the Civil War he’s been popular with songwriters.
What is this life thing anyway?
What kind of idiot voluntarily does 66,795 push-ups?