Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
-Andre Dubus (writer)
My “brother”, Derek posted an interesting opinion about Tumblr (on his Tumblr), Twitter and Facebook, and his thoughts on each of [...]
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Last week my public policy professor expressed surprise at the fact that I was reading Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States.
My 3rd grade teacher explained to me on a field trip back in the day that freckles were angel kisses. Now as a 24-year-old, most of those childhood freckles have all but disappeared. But in the summer, my face does get peppered with tiny spots along the cheek and nose. If anything, my face looks [...]
Phones and laptops. Mostly just phones, glued to their hands and shoved into their faces. The obsession of being in everyone else’s lives but their own. The constant Twitter updates, the incessant Facebook statuses and irrelevant, unimportant comment postings that serve no purpose other than to prove that you exist – whether the rest of [...]
I would like to welcome Celestine as my first guest writer on GCi. Celestine is the author of blog, Wholly, Celestine and is the significant other of a friend of mine from childhood. All three of us grew up on the naval base in Japan, and this just goes to show [...]
According to the standards set forth by society in our culture you are: intelligent, rational, respectful, hard working. You are the protectors and supporters. And you are expected to be the leader, the breadwinner. Church is to be attended promptly in full team regalia, being mindful of your host’s significant other, to not ruin [...]
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