Revenge!

Hate and war are so much easier than love, peace, and tolerance. When we are hurt or perceive a threat or injury inflicted on us by someone, our first instinct is to lash out. After all, self-preservation is how humans have made it this far in our existence. Even...

Human Pincushion

Pain is annoying. We realize your response is probably a giant “Duh!”   What if your discomfort (a euphemism for pain) plops itself somewhere on your body and decides to stay? Depending on your tolerance level, you have two choices. Either you take medicine,...

Why Did I Do That?

How often do we stop and consider an action before doing it? Health care folks recommend we drink copious amounts of water every day. It makes sense during the hot summer days in Texas, but throughout the year as well. Staying hydrated keeps the body healthy. This...

A Firm Conviction

There is a definite “Eek” factor connected with insects unless you are an entomologist. Since this writer does not subscribe to the Buddhist practice of Ahimsa, which means without harm to self or any other living things, bugs are fair game. However, she does have...

Stealth Control

Do you ever wonder how many of us are in charge of the decisions concerning our future? If you never thought about it, the family you are born into is the first step toward your future. In a perfect world, a child should have a choice. That is not to say those born...