Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.
Culture & Arts
I find myself exhausted by the political swirl and the constant need to do everything faster. I find respite in meditation, in nature and in art.
It doesn't matter who you are, what you did, or how you ended up together - the truth that I had to eventually own was that
If you're like me, there's something funny that happens when you make your dreams come true. I've always been self-motivated with an innate drive, so when my book was finally published after five slow years,
I look forward to sleeping every night and have become a morning person. It is hardest to get enough sleep at night in college, but it is also the most vital.
This post has been an interesting experience for me. I have received hateful Twitter messages from those who disagree with my opinion. I have been praised for writing it. I have been accused of being a pretentious douche-bag, full of white privilege, who talks down to his audience and is unwilling to listen to anyone else's opinions or views.
My first diary was probably my favorite, my most cherished of them all. My Hello Kitty Friendly Diary which I wrote in as
Here is another entry from a translation of the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin in a steady ornamental hand.
Here is a translation from the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin in a steady ornamental hand.
Here is a translation from the recently discovered Diary of Buddha, originally scratched onto leaves of grass by an exact and lavish hand. The entry seems to come just shortly before a historic decision to allow females into the Sangha.
Here is what I think will work in the long run. And hopefully, I'll be able to report back about its success. Dieting to
It's amazing what you can discover with a little time to yourself.
It may seem silly to record the minutiae of your life, but to Sarah Manguso, that's what matters most.
Instead of moaning and groaning about empty nests, expanding waistlines, and lost libidos, midlife women should write something. Now is the time to release the passionate muse that has languished for years beneath responsibilities for raising children, establishing careers, maintaining homes, retaining happy marriages, and campaigning for political causes and charities.
Arts & Culture
In a Tumblr world, personal zines are still thriving.
GPS for the Soul
Of all literary genres, the diary is the least read and most uninteresting, with possible exception of Wilde or Anais Nin. A nutrition label on a loaf of pumpernickel is more exciting. So if no one is going to read your diary -- and really, you don't want them to -- then, why write at all?