Category Archives: Social

National Single’s Awareness Day

February 14th is a day of widely mixed emotions. For some, it means a romantic night with a loved one, flowers at work, breakfast in bed, chocolates in a heart-shaped box, barely eatable chalk-like candies with words printed on them, … Continue reading

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Chivalric Expression in America

While attending a seminar yesterday that touched on chivalry and what it meant during the reign of Charles I, I was confronted with my own ideas of chivalry and what it means to me as a twenty-something American woman. While … Continue reading

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The Influence of Disney Fairytales

Disney is a cornerstone of the American childhood. Even for someone like myself who was raised in an environment where most Disney movies were banned because of the witchcraft, sorcery, or overt references to Satan (The cat in Cinderella is … Continue reading

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Supermax America

While in London last week, I read an article in the Metro newspaper by Fred Attewill called “Hell that awaits Abu Hamza” that condemned (pun intended) American prison’s use of solitary confinement. Spinning off a list of statistics decrying what … Continue reading

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Family Ties – Jewish Obligation and Irish Satisfaction

Family has a defining impact on an individual. Growing up is a mixture of good and bad experiences that shape who we all grow up to be. Some families grow to feel like a burden on the grown children, while … Continue reading

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