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Use the Bathroom Before Leaving the Bar

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women
Heather Gillis-Harris

The first snowfall hit at the end of the year, and I was in no way prepared. I had gotten used to wearing shorts and no jacket in December. Upon ent...

If Things Can Go Wrong, They Just Might

Carolee Nance Kolve | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Carolee Nance Kolve

"Travel light" is generally my motto, except for our annual winter trek from Portland, Oregon, to Palm Desert, California. For this sojourn our porta...

A Sandy Situation

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was on a long drive home and I got stuck on the freeway in traffic, in the middle of the Nevada desert. What happened next was enough to restore my faith in humanity.

Why I Am Grateful for Unfortunate Events

Shawnee McPhail | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Shawnee McPhail

Thank you, broken radiator and thermostat, for giving me a feeling of gratitude, and a little bit of terror and indigestion, in my innards.

And Bob's Your Uncle

Amelia Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amelia Fleetwood

As much as we all have fantasies about knowing what is under the hood of our car, for most of us, if we are honest, it is as mysterious as intergalactic space travel.