There’s always Zuzu’s petals

Zuzu's petals. If you haven't seen "It's a Wonderful Life" - get on it now, it's a precious, amazing film - you probably don't get the reference. All through my childhood, before watching the movie in its entirety when I was in middle school, the phrase "Zuzu's petals" was the only thing I thought of …

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Why I don’t give a hoot about my daily 10,000 steps this month

Ever since activating my Fitbit about a year ago, I have constantly synced it with the app on my phone to check the number of steps I've gotten and to make sure I've achieved at least 250 steps every hour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If it means I've gotta walk through the hallways …

Ten things we essentially say to Thanksgiving every year that would be horrendous if we said them to a child

Halloween is over. Colder temperatures have begun to set in. All the signs point to time to celebrate Christmas, right? I say wrong. Before I go any further, let me establish that this post is not about the militant commercialization of Christmas, or the insistence of the American populace and retail stores to push Christmas …