Path to Fitness may be Difficult — But Don’t Let Obstacles Get in the Way
Talking about personal fitness or weight-loss journeys always seems to be difficult for some people, yet it seems like we are constantly faced by those topics every day on social media and TV. Some people try to share their story in hopes it will inspire or motivate someone to better their life. These stories show people that they are not…
Let’s Retire the Trope of the Hapless Dad
Just in time for Father’s Day 2019, this 2018 UCF Forum column was recently recognized with a feature writing award.
Lessons Learned from Monopoly (and My Brother)
I was introduced to Monopoly as a child by my older brother, Damian. He must have been desperate for an opponent, and as I was…
When ‘Wrong’ may be Right: In Praise of Stubbornness
I have been tying my shoes the “wrong” way for over 30 years. Let me explain: I’m in kindergarten, and our teacher is teaching us…
‘Well, It’s Not Illegal!’
Some things are immoral, yet perfectly legal. While other things may be illegal, but not necessarily immoral.
Looking Back as an Adult on My Parents’ Advice
I imagine I was like most kids growing up when it came to my parents’ advice: dismissive at best. As a typical angsty pre-teen, I…
New Book Sounds Alarm About Invasive Plant Species Spreading Throughout Florida
“Silent Takeover! Invasive Plants in Florida” is biology Professor Linda Walters’ latest book project for children. The free books warn about plants that are causing havoc to our environment.
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