Being Sensitive to the Sensitive

Why isn’t the condition of the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) more publicized? Nowadays, we’re thankfully more aware of people with different ailments and conditions that once went unrecognized and were quickly dismissed.  Kids who couldn’t concentrate in school were considered … Continue reading

The Play’s the Thing?

Why is live theatre so disappointing? Once upon a time, I was a true, die-hard, theatre aficionado.  I enjoyed the theatre so much that I even got degrees in it before going to library school and becoming a librarian.  Since … Continue reading

Turd is the Word

Why do we have so many words for “excrement” in the English language? Rather recently, my fiance and I decided to enjoy the beautiful spring weather we’ve been having lately by going to a nearby wildlife reserve that we especially … Continue reading

Splish, Splash, Splosh

Why is water so darn soothing? It covers 70% of the earth’s surface and makes up about 60% of our bodies.  It’s both constructive and destructive.  Without it, all life–plant and animal–would cease to exist.  Water is an all-powerful force … Continue reading

Unmasking the Masked

Why do so many of us pretend to be something we’re not? This post is in response to a follower of this blog who commented on Nosy People.  It seems that TV nowadays is inundated with all these reality shows … Continue reading

The Birthday Bug

Why do so many of us have trouble facing our birthdays? Yesterday was my fiance’s birthday, and although he’s normally a positive, go-with-the-flow, the glass-is-half-full kind of guy, he wasn’t 100 percent chipper about it.  You could say he had … Continue reading