Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

My cat, Panic, is 21 years old and subverts every stereotype about cats that you can imagine. Cats have a reputation as being aloof and unpleasant, but in reality, they’re just as behaviorally diverse as dogs.

Libraries have always been a sanctuary for me. Here are 9 reasons I love them so much.

Here’s one reason: Librarians, with their infinite knowledge, sometimes feel magical

Creative burnout is inevitable. I recently took a different approach to overcome it — and it worked.

I was inspired by my friend’s comment about ‘fallow periods’

As a fat person, fear and shame have kept me from going to a spa. But I deserve to be pampered, too.

Until recently, I was even too afraid to take a fancy, candlelit bath in my own home