Featured WIRL of the Moment

Reality – What It’s Really Like

Reality – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like… Back in 1998 MTV debuted the reality TV s... Read More »

Previously Featured WIRLs

My Skin Won't Stop Me

My Skin Won’t Stop Me

  Skin color is only skin deep; it won’t stop me from being successful. At WIRL Project, we do our best to deliver the most genuine, real stories out there, letting everyone know what life is “really” like. Our members do an incredible job at contributing and sharing these life stories with us on a daily basis and we are so thankful for that! Every once in a while, we find s... Read More »

The Harsh Reality of Going Home: Michael Carter-Williams’ Story of Life On and Off the Court

The Harsh Reality of Going Home: Michael Carter-Williams’ Story of Life On and Off the Court

The NCAA tournamet brings a flood of emotions to all of those who follow the action, let alone those who are actually playing in the game. Shrieks, stomping, yelling, and even tears can be normal, but in this case, something seemed really wrong when Michael Carter-Williams looked up and saw his mother distraught and crying. At The Player’s Tribune, he shares his story of why he wanted his te... Read More »

Pick Up: Elementary School Edition

Pick Up: Elementary School Edition

Well, hidy-ho!!! Fuck – I cannot get that Mr. Hanky song out of my head….. “It’s Mr. Hanky, the Christmas Poo – small and brown, he comes from you…..” Yep – I’m that mom. I’m the mom who, every morning at the breakfast table, says or does something so ridiculously inappropriate, and then giggles uncontrollably with our two boys as my hubby looks on, head hung low, defeated. They have three minutes... Read More »

Unsubscribing from Emails – Quick and Easy!

We all know how it works, you’re looking online for something and want more information and so you fill out a form on a website and all of a sudden you’re receiving a daily email from them. Or maybe a friend shares a post on Facebook and they need two more people to fill out a form so they can win something, so you, being the nice friend that you are, sign up to help them out. Then all of a sudden... Read More »

Never Forget 9/11 | WIRL Project

9/11 Never Forget

We should never forget September 11, 2001.  However, we do need to move on, to continue living our lives without fear. I was in the 11th grade sitting in English class.  I remember one slightly eccentric teacher running down the hallway between classes that morning screaming, “We are under attack – We are at war.”  Life would never be the same. I presume, to avoid panic on that pristin... Read More »

Pantry Order

Pantry Order

If you are like me (someone who loves food, especially snacks) you probably have a lot of mess going on in your pantry.  Mine has always looked like a tornado ran through it.  It’s just pure unorganized chaos in there every time the door is opened. My husband and I have always tried to keep it neat.  We tried organizing it in categories:  pasta, soups and mixes on one shelf, cereal, granola bars, ... Read More »

To paraphrase R.E.M. ~ It was The End of My World as I Knew It.. and I’ll Be Fine

I have struggled with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and LPR  (laryngopharyngeal reflux) for many years. My specialists in Rhode Island, Michigan and New York had prescribed every medication (both prescription and  over the counter) on the market; numerous X-rays, CAT scans, ultrasounds; changed my diet; scoped my throat regularly; sent me to vocal chord therapy, strapped me to a table the... Read More »