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With Fresh Eyes ...

June 14, 2019

The Call of Summer The arrival of June summons remembrances that, to this day, evoke distant yet distinct images of youthful, carefree existence. Returning to my long-ago elementary school days, now clouded in a pensive and nostalgic haze, the end of the ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

June 14, 2019

The Drink The US Open golf tournament is on right now, I actually came home from work to watch it. Normally they play it on an impossibly difficult course like Pinehurst or Beth Page Black but this year they’re playing Pebble Beach which takes a little ...

Positive psychology

June 14, 2019

Can Money Buy Happiness? No. Maybe. Yes? The answer to the question depends on a number of considerations: how happiness is defined; our attitudes and beliefs about money; how much and on whom the money is spent, and for what purpose. Happiness may come from ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

June 14, 2019

Typing Out Loud If you were born and came out feet first, for one brief moment you’d be wearing your mom as a hat. All homeless people are technically roommates. There is an entire generation that has no idea why we say “Pick up the phone,” Airports ...

EarthTalk: 8 Innovative Ways to Drive Less (and Pollute Less)

June 14, 2019

From the Editors of E - The Environmental Magazine By Kate Harveston Vehicle emissions make up a huge proportion of overall air pollution. However, only the most environmentally conscious humans regularly take measures to reduce the amount of time they or ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

June 14, 2019

Zippering Social media has been abuzz the last few weeks about “zippering,” the process where cars merge before a road goes down to one lane, then the cars merge it’s like a zipper. And if my dog had a propeller on his head she’d be ...