Bright Places

Wander the world. Make it lovely. Leave something behind.

When I was little, my grandmother would buy me endless numbers of Barbies.  I would come home with armloads of Barbies, each one blonde...

United in Harmony is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that was established in 1989 as a response to homelessness and poverty facing children in our...

Sex can be awesome or awful, sensual or scary, wonderful or wretched; it can be frustrating or satisfying, intimate or impersonal, boring or magical. ...

Are you looking for a good lip gloss recipe? Probably not! You probably didn’t know that there was such a thing. But there is!...

Scammers are constantly thinking up ways to steal from you, so here are some things to look out for: Ah, adulthood – that magical time...

Dear High School Me, The person you are now is largely the person that you are still going to be more than 25 years later,...

Shirley Temple became a professional actress at the age of three.  From 1935-1938, she was the world’s number one box-office star, even ousting Clark...

In honor of Abe Lincoln's birthday, we thought we'd share part of a lovely piece written by brilliant author, illustrator, and designer Maira Kalman....

A common misconception is that the “college experience” is defined by partying and getting wasted. As an incoming freshman, I took that as a...

I’m going to tell you this, and you may not believe me, but I swear it’s true: You know how DEEP inside you feel...