Life Can Be Hard


19 Fun Facts About Easter

As a celebration that includes chocolate and bunnies, Easter is at the top of my favorite holiday list. I'm sure even Mr. Hefner would have to agree it's among the best holidays. Then again, he is surrounded by bunnies ALL YEAR round — that lucky bastard. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads Did you know these [...]

~In Passing~

I encounter him daily, the booming of his voice and his barely functional boom box, as he gyrates convulsively near the store front. His daily show is like clockwork. Cars ride bye, some laughing and honking their horns, but it’s as if he’s deaf to his surroundings. His world is completely abroad. His face held [...]

Diversity: Fun Facts

There are over 6,000 languages spoken in the world today, many of which are spoken by fewer than a few hundred people. The top 10 or 12 languages however make up the vast majority of all of the speakers in the world. Mexicans celebrate New Years Eve by eating 12 grapes at the stroke of [...]

Why Does Racism Still Exist?

This story addresses hate speech and contains offensive language that may upset some readers. The N-word is spelled out several times in this story to detail the hostile work environment alleged in a lawsuit against GM. Fourteen months where Marcus Boyd says he endured racist comments, slights, even threats in a hostile workplace run by [...]