And now, the theme for the 2013 Philadelphia International Flower Show: "Brilliant!"
What the heck does that mean?
According to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), which produces the show, it means "smart, outstanding, magnificent, glorious, shining, innovative."
Karen Heller: In these economically challenging times, flexibility and inspiration pay dividends.
Research published this month in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that, over the last 40 years, young people have become increasingly focused on money and fame while caring less about politics, their communities, or the environment.
I'm headed to Moscow this week to observe a struggle for human dignity as important as any in the Arab world.
More than two years after one of the worst earthquakes in Haiti's history devastated the country's capital, families are still homeless, basic medical needs are not met, and finding safe drinking water remains a daily challenge.
President Obama's supporters in Philadelphia are busying themselves for the fall fight.
Heller: I'm at a loss as to how to stop a plan to eliminate Philly's book collection for the blind.
Facebook is the biggest online social medium in the world. People love it, are uneasy with it, even a little suspicious.
Rebellious behavior and strained relationships are just some of the negative effects over-parenting can have on children.
Given the growth of China's robust economy, the Chinese clearly know how to make money. They aren't quite as good at giving it away.
The world likely will survive beyond Dec. 12, but the Mayans definitely had advanced ideas on time.
No screenwriter could have dreamed up the saga of the blind Chinese human-rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng, a story so dramatic that it threatens to upend U.S.-Chinese relations - but offers China's leaders a unique chance to promote legal reforms.