Procrastination and White Glove, a day of cleaning to prepare the residence halls for the high school festival visitors, seem to go hand in hand. So whether this Saturday is your first or last White Glove, here are some tips for last-minute cleaning. Happy White Glove! 1. Clean in a specific pattern so that things
Often one of my friends will say, “How are you feeling today?” in the hope of hearing me say, “I’m super.” But my usual response is, “I’m in pain, but that’s OK.” You see, I suffer from a chronic illness. Can you imagine being in pain all the time? Does that seem impossible? Unbearable? Welcome
It began in December of last year when a 2-year-old boy in Guinea, West Africa, fell ill and died just a few days later. A week later, the boy’s mother died of the same sickness. Then his 3-year-old sister. Then his grandmother. Then two mourners who had come from another village for the grandmother’s funeral.
In 1978 it was “Don’t forget the map!” In 1996 it was “Don’t forget to check MapQuest!” In 2014 it’s “Siri, directions to Greenville, South Carolina please.” Maps. More specifically, directions, are important. Having a trustworthy GPS is comforting. Being lost is scary. In the same way, going through life without a moral compass –