Fear: The Tool of Power

This writer believes so much of the pain we suffer is self-inflicted, with a little outside nudge. Before you blow a gasket or some other body part, attempt to listen with an open mind. Even though neither listening nor open-mindedness are attributes humans readily...

Liar, Liar

Why do people feel the need to lie? The simple answer is fear. The fun or perhaps the difficult part is deciphering your fear. Perhaps the phrase “know thyself” could come in handy. Unfortunately, even though folks, to their detriment, tend to be far too egocentric,...

Things that Annoy Us

What pushes your exasperation button? A local radio station has a daily segment: Who do you want to fire from America? Since it airs every morning at the crack of God, we have only heard it once. Nevertheless, with all the promos running throughout the day, the...

The Cursed

We are all cursed. Each person shoulders a different curse. Just as no two snowflakes are identical, curses may be similar but quite distinct in their details and implementation by the cursed party. Most folks, the hum-zone guys and gals, hardly notice or even...

Sense of Humor

To the average person, laughter comes naturally. It is a sign that you do not take yourself or the universe too seriously. For folks who lack any semblance humor, the rest of us have to analyze and figure out the intent behind their words and actions and then develop...