Readers seem to be captivated by lists but do they ever wonder where the numbers come from? How does the list writer know there aren't more than eight ways to fall in love after being dumped? Was the author just lazy? Where do the "facts" come from?
Few people know better than accountants what goes into a company's bottom line. So it's not too surprising that accounting and related fields top the ...
I didn't have to think twice about whether I should reply back to the blog site and offer up my 10 Reasons article, or even offer to create another one. I knew after writing one of these lists, and being exposed to hundreds of them daily, I was done.
I wore my skimpiest outfit -- a mock turtleneck and plaid skirt from Ann Taylor Loft. Bernie would say, "Katina, show these fine folks just how much you'll slash for them today." That's when my dead eyes looked straight ahead and I said, "I'm gonna slash $500 dollars."
Ice cream sandwiches are on so many fine dining restaurant dessert menus right now it makes me want to puke. No ice cream sandwich is worth $9. None.
In the dog days of summer, snow may still be a long way away (except in the Southern Hemisphere, of course), but new gear is just around the corner.
While the state economy appears to be on the mend, it's certainly a slow one and Illinoisans are running low on patience. Job growth during the coming months could have a telling impact in November.
Don't let anyone tell you you're not a book lover because you have an eReader. Obviously you're a book lover, you own a device specifically for reading books!
The Internet is consumed with lists. Every morning my RSS feed is full of articles from various sites breaking down intricate and not-so-intricate topics. In honor of my love-hate relationship with all things countdown, I made a list about lists!
Barring a few outliers, we have everything we could ever ask for or imagine... it is just a matter of perspective and gratitude.
As a trans person of color, there are so many times during my day when I am challenged to exist in a space not designed for me. For some, this poem may ring very true, for others it may make them very uncomfortable.
It's so easy to focus on what's wrong that we sometimes forget how easy it can be to focus on what's right. Especially when we're feeling down. When your mind won't release you from the gloom, wouldn't it be nice to have lists at hand to remind you just how wonderful your life is?
My dad is hard to buy for. It's not his fault; we just don't have much in common. He collects knives; I collect parking tickets. He likes to eat chicken fried steak; I like to eat mimosas.
You hope everyone likes how it turns out but mostly you don't care because you're just happy to have gotten through it.
Yes, I'm talking about your dream. Yes, that dream. Your big, larger-than-life size project that you know you're meant to be doing. The only problem is that it's not getting done. At all. Which actually makes total sense. Let me explain.
You've got too much stuff and not enough time to deal with it all. Your laundry piles up in the basket (whether it's clean or dirty), your dishes just...