Some songs are classics. Some songs are not. Have you ever wondered what separates the classics from the dreck? Classics tend to be classics because their lyrics are timeless or ethereal. Sometimes, the music itself is timeless, but sometimes, the music just seems dated. Some of the songs that made this list were too focused on what was happening in the now and some songs just seemed to fade into not being classics anymore. Some songs just plain suck but got famous because they were edgy. All of these types of songs fit into my list this week. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Songs That Didn’t Age Well
Barbra Streisand fans may remember that line as part of her tour-de-force, “I’m The Greatest Star” from Funny Girl. There are lots of times we all feel that strong sense of being different – being the only vegetarian in a house full of carnivores; the sole liberal in a conservative family or the only southerner in your college dorm; having a different nationality or sexual preference than the rest of your friends; being the only girl on the math team; or being the only woman in your office. And through experience, compassion, and tons of fabulous gay characters on hit TV shows, I hope we’ve all learned respect and tolerance for other people’s differences.
The biggest deterrent to home cooking, as with so many things in life, is the fear of failure. Well, get over it. Read More How To Fail At Cooking