Sweet Luxuries

One man’s necessity is another’s Luxury. According to our good buddy the Dictionary, the noun, Luxury: is  “the state of great comfort and extravagant living.” And Luxurious is the adjective meaning “of the nature of luxury.” There is something lazy about...

Words: The Moveable Feast

Words matter. Fans of Ernest Hemingway may recognize this column’s title as the title of his 1964 memoir A Moveable Feast. The OED definition of a “moveable feast” is a religious feast day that does not occur on the same calendar date each year....

The Dilemma of Trust

Trust, like Love, is a chameleon-like emotion. It can be resilient enough to weather any problem or fragile and shatter like an Irish Belleek teacup. Call this writer whimsical, if you will, when she envisions the word Trust as Janus, the Two-Faced god. There is a...

Regrettable Choices

What if you invent or enhance something intended to make an existing staple better? It is a confusing situation for many because, at this time in our history, people have an affliction many did not recognize until it was almost too late, addiction to something called...

Illusion vs. Reality

Why do little girls dream of becoming princesses? Is it because of fairytales? In their heart of hearts, little girls and grown women believe there exists that perfect man, or Prince Charming, created just for her. He will love, cherish, and protect her from the harsh...