*The Creative Edge ~ elizabeth...

If you plan on renting the DVD of “All Good Things,” please read this first

Kathie McCormack was a beautiful young woman. When I look at pictures of her, I remember an even prettier woman. I liked Kathie because she was not all about...

Travel & Adventure

10 Tips for Solo Women Travelers on Eating Alone Comfortably

As much as traveling the world is exciting, it is also intimidating. Especially for female solo travelers! If you’re contemplating going someplace you&...

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I Would Rather Die on My Feet Than Live on My Knees

“I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.” Those were the words of Gorges Wolinski, famed cartoonist of the Paris publication, Charlie Hebdo....

*The Opinionated Bitch ~ Carol...

Separating The Wheat From the Chaff

The origins of the phrase, ‘separating the wheat from the chaff’ are Biblical, but the practice lies deep in my Midwestern farming roots. As farmers woul...

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The Opinionated Bitch – One Vote

Like most citizens, I’ve suffered through the endless political attack ads assaulting the airwaves and my senses. The money spent on those ads has done not...

Family & Parenting, Spirit...

A Guide on Instilling Spirituality in Children

(image source: http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/201211/r1032209_11818803.JPG) Spirituality is the deep connection we feel with something bigger than ourselves. I...

*The Opinionated Bitch ~ Carol...

Doctor, I Think I Have Tennis Ebola

Okay, I’ve resorted to dark humor to get your attention. It’s time for me to sit you down and have the ‘Ebola Talk’.  Now that a man lied on travel ...

Pets

Bringing Home a Pet: The Benefits for Children and Teaching Them to Love Animals

So your kid has been pestering you to bring home a pet and you’re not sure what to do. Perhaps your kid has promised to shoulder all the responsibiliti...

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Especially When it Rains

Today a mother buried her teenage son in suburban St. Louis – after three autopsies, a city rocked with anger and protests and a country faced with its...

*The Opinionated Bitch ~ Carol...

From Mississippi Burning to Missouri Burning

Author’s note: This story is breaking from minute to minute. What I started out to write is turning into something completely different. I apologize if thi...

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