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  • Social Meals
    Social media cooks up social meals to share with strangers
    Once upon a time when people wanted to break bread with other folks, they would only invite neighbors, friends, family members, co-workers or even new acquaintances; but rarely, if ever, total strangers. Well, times have certainly changed. Indeed,...
  • 'The Strangers' defines the very essence of fear
    'The Strangers' defines the very essence of fear
    When a young couple arrives home from a friend’s wedding, what was meant to be a romantic weekend getaway quickly dissolves into a night of spine-tingling terror as Kristen and James fall prey to a trio of silent, masked strangers and find...
  • Critics say 'Married at First Sight' makes a mockery of marriage
    Critics say 'Married at First Sight' makes a mockery of marriage
    "Married at First Sight" premiered on FYI-TV last night. The 90-minute series was received by some, but there has already been controversy surrounding the new and different reality show. According to Nielsen Research, the program...
  • Strangers Kissing
    Strangers kissing: Viral kissing video not art, not social statement, just an ad
    Strangers kissing one another in an awkward and yet weirdly touching video of first kisses is sweeping the Internet, but for those that thought the video, watched over 24 million times, was an artistic take on the social connections shared between...
  • How to hit on a stranger
    How to hit on a stranger
    The easiest way to meet someone to date is, of course, to already know them! It’s definitely not easy working up the nerve to hit on someone you know, but it’s certainly easier than hitting on a stranger. Flirting with a co-worker, a...
  • New LeftoverSwap app let's users find others' free leftover food to eat
    New 'LeftoverSwap' app let's you find and eat strangers' leftover food
    A new app called LeftoverSwap premiered online Tuesday, with what sounds like a nightmare premise at first glance. The new app is designed to be a sort of Craigslist for leftover food. The app allows people to post free leftover food photos, and...
  • Teresa Giudice
    ‘RHONJ’ star Teresa Giudice: ‘It’s easier to blame me than strangers’
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has been getting blamed for quite a bit over the past couple of years and it sounds like she is learning that her family does feel that it is much easier to blame her rather than...
  • Hannah Anderson and James DiMaggio case should change the way we teach our kids
    Hannah Anderson and James DiMaggio case should change the way we teach our kids
    On the heels of the rescue of sweet sixteen year old Hannah Anderson, who was abducted by a life long family friend, James ­­DiMaggio, millions of parents, grandparents and caregivers are asking themselves the why or how could this have...
  • Love
    Talk To Strangers
    I know, we're taught not to talk to strangers as children but as adults it can be the most rewarding experience one could ever experience.Imagine driving down the road and noticing a gentleman in his late 70's walking down the street...
  • Brief Encounter
    Strangers at a Station: A Review of David Lean's Brief Encounter
    When I was 21, a friend of mine recommended Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief as the perfect date movie. After following his suggestion up with research of my own, I found out that he was correct; the date went off without a hitch and better...
  • A strange voice
    Don't talk to strangers - Pt 1
    Many voices assail us throughout the day. The voices of children screaming desperately for their parents, orders being barked at work, social noise in public places. Voices surround us constantly. But there is one voice the Lord Jesus warns us...
  • Welcome to our Home.
    The Strangers in Our Home
    When we have created our home, or sanctuary, it can be jarring to have the outside world come in. It is easy to share our space with those we know well, but often strangers are asked in as household help, contractors, or technicians that help us...
  • Sunflowers
    Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 13-19): ideas for strangers
    You might have already read yesterday's column, highlighting Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 13-19). That article tackled ways to show kindness to neighbors, but today, here's a bigger challenge: strangers.Our interactions with...
  • Snow road
    At the mercy of strangers and a good night kiss
    Grace was driving her sister home the day after the city’s blizzard. Sally had crutches seated in her lap; she had been in a car accident one week earlier. Grace’s three years old son was sleep in the back securely fastened in his car...
  • Thanksgiving history
    Pilgrims, Strangers, Saints and Thanksgiving history
    Governor William Bradford wrote an account of the Pilgrims’ experiences. However his book, Of Plimoth Plantation, was lost until the 1880s. Stories about the pilgrims were handed down from generation to generation becoming a myth.When the...