Poetic Defense: The User’s Guide

So they tell me it’s National Poetry Month. I try to fight cynical thought (I pick my battles), but I can’t help thinking that the words “National Poetry Month” must sound like “National Homework Month” or “National Gout Month” to the average American. Because of the way poetry is administered ...

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How to Create the Perfect Bed

Home and interior design are in a constant, ever-advancing state of evolution. But since humans have sought shelter in caves, the primary purpose of our homes – shelter – has remained constant. And of all the rooms that serve this critical need, none embodies it like the master ...

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Deepak Chopra

The poem that has most inspired me is “The Stream of Life ” by Rabindranath Tagore. The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in ...

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Nancy Collamer, My Lifestyle Career

They say necessity is the mother of invention. But for many women, myself included, children create the impetus for career reinvention. In my case, it was the birth of my first daughter, which prompted me to leave my job in human resources and seek a more family-friendly career.With little ...

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