by Wendy Strgar December 27, 2010
"I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine." ~Kurt Vonnegut
Imagine a fire engine showing up as your house is burning with your pets inside and the firefighters standing by to make sure your fire doesn't affect your neighbor's home. It is as impossible to imagine as it is true. Fire protection is no longer an emergency service that everyone in the community shares, but has become a service for fee. And in many places in the country, if you don't pay the fee, they won't save your house.
by Wendy Strgar February 21, 2019
Our sense of smell is ancient and the source of our most powerful emotional memories. It is also the primal sensory pathway to sexual attraction. And yet, we often give little attention to all that our sense of smell can evoke, in part because we have so little vocabulary for scent. Often we're limited to “it smells like…” and delineated only between pleasant and unpleasant.
by Wendy Strgar February 08, 2019
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here is an idea that not only promises to make the holiday more enjoyable, but also has the potential to benefit your relationship for months afterward: working with the contradictions in your heart by finding balance and even synergy between seemingly opposing emotions.
by Wendy Strgar January 24, 2019