Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • That’s An Amazing Idea

    That’s An Amazing Idea

    APERTIF: “Too much of a good thing can be taxing.” – Mae West Twinkie Day Tuesday was a great day for Twinkies enthusiasts. Fans of the spongy snack with a legendary expiration date can now get their fill first thing in the morning, now that Post has announced its plans to ...
  • When Emotions Turn On Us

    When Emotions Turn On Us

    APERITIF: “To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.'” – Ayn Rand Feelings: Handle them before they handle you Mandy’s first contact with the world of addiction, mental health and recovery was when she came into treatment in 1990. Her ...
  • Putting People To The Test

    Putting People To The Test

    APERITIF: “Fortune and love favor the brave.” – Ovid Mind Games What would you do if you were next to approach an ATM machine and discover that the person in front of you forgot to get their $20 when they walked off? This is a question that one man decided he was determined to ...
  • Dangerous Trends and Family Drama

    Dangerous Trends and Family Drama

    APERITIF: “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson The Popeyes chicken sandwich is back… Just when we all thought the craze for Popeyes’ fried chicken sandwich was over and done, they came back–and in doing so–brought ...
  • Showing Your True Colors

    Showing Your True Colors

    APERITIF: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln Experiment Gone Wrong Thanks to ISIS, there are many people who fear Muslims and they have no problem sharing this fear through anger and violence ...
  • Loosen Up And Live A Little

    Loosen Up And Live A Little

    APERITIF: “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!” – Dita Von Teese Beauty Isn’t Real We all have our own ...
  • Even Penguins Cheat Sometimes

    Even Penguins Cheat Sometimes

    APERTIF: “It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” – Rene Descartes Moonwalk No one can deny that Michael Jackson was an innovative, talented, and creative artist who truly knew how to make his audience feel excitement when watching him perform ...
  • The True Meaning Of Love

    The True Meaning Of Love

    APERITIF: “Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.” – John Donne Not what you think The word ‘love’ is something that is thrown around unconsciously and, to be honest, it’s beginning to lose its effect on us all. When you think of ...
  • We Aren’t That Different After All

    We Aren’t That Different After All

    APERITIF: “The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.” – Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Mommy animals are just like mommy humans When we look at animals, we tend to think of them as being completely separate from us as humans. We assume they ...
  • Lucky Son Of A Gun

    Lucky Son Of A Gun

    APERTIF: “Oh, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We’ve already got the stars.” – Bette Davis Life Or Death Are you one of the people who missed being harmed by only an inch? If so, you are truly one of the lucky ones in life. There are people who are only inches ...