About half a year ago, I moved into a new apartment downtown. Itโ€™s hands-down the most upscale place Iโ€™ve lived inโ€”rooftop access, a fitness center, a pool, huge windows with beautiful views of the cityโ€ฆ this place had it all. My leasing agent said apartments...

When I got the first one, I was literally seconds away from stepping onto the plane when a call from โ€œUNKNOWNโ€ blared from my cell phone. It was a ringtone I hadnโ€™t heard before, one I was pretty sure hadnโ€™t come with the phone. Normally, I...

I grew up in a tiny town in Vermont. Tiny in terms of population, not sizeโ€”there were huge sprawling farms and wooded areas, but almost no people. More cows than people, which is standard for a lot of small towns in Vermont. So, clearly, not...

Did you know that, once introduced to routine, our brains are capable of accepting it to the extent that when something changes, it doesnโ€™t notice? The change could be small and harmless, an object there that wasnโ€™t, or something moved to another room that you...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aHV-0KWjAA[/embedyt]   After Momma got sick, Daddy didnโ€™t act the same. Heโ€™d go off into their room and not come out for days. I was just thirteen at that time, but Daddy said I was big and needed to take care of things. I liked feelinโ€™...