How to make & use an effective vision board

January 20, 2020
Oh, I know, vision boards may seem kind of, well, ethereal. Are they worth making? Do they really work? And how the heck do I create one? First, I'll confess that I've...

When did we lose our sense of humor?

January 6, 2020
When did we become so grey and humorless-- --when did we become people who carry the weight of the world on our shoulders --all of it--taking ourselves and everything...

How the left is turning on itself

October 17, 2019
It's clear that the left is turning on itself. Eating its young, so to speak. And eating its old, too. Consuming everyone on its own side. That splintering of what...

How did we become a Lord of the Flies society?

October 10, 2019
I know someone who believed the world was just like the island society depicted in the 1954 novel, Lord of the Flies. In that novel, boys turned on each other with...

Is Facebook dangerous?

September 26, 2019
Living as I do fairly near Facebook I've watched the company grow and develop. Can't say Mark Z comes out looking good around here. He's not considered the visionary...

Why Twisted Family Values should be your next fun read

September 3, 2019
The author had me at the title. I thought my family was twisted. But this one? Made mine look normal! With privilege comes amazingly twisted flaws, and also the strange...

How to save time this summer with our definitive summer gif...

July 8, 2019
You've probably got a summer gift list, right?  Birthday gifts, hostess gifts, just-because gifts--even condolence and get well gifts. Time to find just the right...

The sad decline of an icon of our generation

June 21, 2019
It was an evening in 2003 and my BFF, her husband and mine joined me at a local art gallery to see an exhibition by the Boomer-era pop artist, Peter Max, and to meet...

Welcome to Crazytown, USA

June 4, 2019
Welcome to Crazytown, USA. We live in interesting times, as the Chinese proverb says. Maybe too interesting, if you ask me. Some strange, strange stuff going on. I...

5 things I will never, EVER do

April 19, 2019
Sky diving. Under no circumstances will I EVER willingly jump out of an airplane wearing a parachute. Except under extreme emergency circumstances. My husband did it...

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