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A Simple Formula

If we chose to be honest with our deluded selves, many of us would recognize certain behavior on our part as a cry for attention. It is easy to spot such conduct for what it is in other people, but the question is, how many people are brave enough to recognize that...

The Stuff of Our Lives

Taking a trip down memory lane can be happy, bittersweet or pain in the posterior. Have you looked around your home lately and wondered what your family’s expressions and comments would be when you move on to that parallel universe? Will there be a look of horror or...

A Different Kind of Walking Tour

A Different Kind of Walking Tour There are countless well-known phrases beginning with the word walk. Join us for an unusual walking tour. Walk of Fame – Intended to honor and immortalize Hollywood Stars and various and sundry other celebrities. The stars so honored...

A Man of Action

Life is never dull when your husband is a constant source of amazement, amusement, and surprise. Hubby proposed two weeks after we met. On a Sunday six years later, we were driving around with friends checking out new homes. That is the only kind of window shopping...

The Paradise Trade-Off

The Paradise Trade-Off Do you dream of leaving the rat race behind and moving to an island or another country that has a more laid back lifestyle than ours? We recently entertained a visitor who lives in Costa Rica. He is an American but has been out of the country...

Amazon vs. Facebook

Do you want cheap (as in free) entertainment? This dubious amusement will leave you laughing, frowning, sad and shaking your head in disbelief, not necessarily all at the same time. If you guess that the cheap entertainment is Facebook, you are partially correct. Why...

The Passage of Time

Have you ever wondered if time always passes at the same rate of speed? Before you answer, take a moment to consider the possibilities. How often have you complained your workday crawled at a pace a snail could lap several times before 5 o’clock arrived? Time seems to...

With The Regularity of Verbal Vomit

People spout certain popular phrases at every opportunity because, they think, such phrases fit all occasions. Not surprisingly and once again, what the popular “wisdom” touts as true and applicable is so far off the mark that it is in a different zip code. In other...

Bag Ladies and Gents in the Workplace

Wait! Why is that pack animal lumbering into our elegant office building? Can we agree that four bags for one misguided creature are more than overkill? Such shoulder and back destroying behavior is unnecessary. There was a time when men had to wear suits and ties to...

The Intrusions Never End

Do people with hyperactive imaginations ever manage to relax and sleep? How you view your energetic brain condition will depend on the amount of rest you require. Medical professionals drum the importance of sleep into us from the moment of our hatching. Sleep is...