To celebrate Earth Day everyday, Flying High Solo is republishing this article from the archives on problems, both for the environment and possibly for you, from using liquid facial and bath soaps. Going back to the bar is one of many Earth Day ideas that can help you be earth-friendly everyday.Continue Reading →
Remember that quirky cup you drank cocoa from in your childhood? You just might find one like it in a museum. Those doorstops, chairs, vases, teapots, lamps, and bowls sitting casually in your parents’ or grandparents’ homes, those mundane everyday objects, just might be valuable.Continue Reading →
Done anything creative in the kitchen lately? I highly recommend it – intentional or not. My invention last week was accidental, but it was still fun. I wanted to make banana bread but had no loaf pan. So I channeled a fix based on Elaine’s “muffin tops” (famous episode on Seinfield.)Like her, I also like [...]Continue Reading →
I was dreading the drive through Kansas on my cross-country road trip. Everyone said – it’s as flat as a pancake, you’ll have to pinch yourself to stay awake. I was on the last leg, from Ohio to Colorado. A straight road ran to the horizon with no end in sight. Then …Continue Reading →
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Bella DePaulo's blog for Psychology Today, "the truth about singlism..." News, analysis, facts, and stories about being single in America
Great books on singlehood
"Singlism," by Bella DePaulo, DoubleDoor Books. 2011
"Going Solo," by Eric Klinenberg,The Penguin Press, 2012
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