The Unkindness of Parenting Yields Lazy, Ungrateful, Greedy, Adult Brats… or “Don’t Marry Frankenstein’s Creator”

September 5, 2016

I’ve been dating a very nice guy, Tom (not his real name).  Tom is widowed, 48 years old, and has a good job as an actuary.  I’m single, never married, 36 years old, and have a good job as a corporate trainer. We dated for about 8 months and things went very well.  The only […]

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Feel Good Friday – Christopher Rocks It

September 2, 2016

I’ve been a fan of Christopher’s for years. Just love his puppets. Click to share:

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Is The Bottle Half Full Or Half Empty?

September 1, 2016

I recently received a hostess gift which was a bottle of champagne. When my guests left, I took the bottle out of the gift bag and it was opened and half full! It was wrapped in a towel. What to do? 0819-16 Laugh, swig it down and never trust that guest to bring you a […]

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Wedding Wednesday – The Double Faux Pas Shower Whammy

August 31, 2016

Years ago, I became pretty friendly with a woman at my church, “Martha.” We took some Bible studies together, we would chat on the phone occasionally, I’d been to her house once or twice, that sort of thing. Martha’s husband did not come to our church, and as their two kids got older, they both […]

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Karma Works Both Ways

August 30, 2016

Dear Jeanne, This isn’t exactly my story as it made national Italian media and the heartless idiot in question published it on social media. As you probably know, the night between 23rd and 24th August central Italy was hit by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake: several towns were completely destroyed, more than 200 people were killed and […]

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When The Intrinsic Reward of Doing The Right Thing Is Tarnished By Money

August 29, 2016

Are rewards mandatory for returning a lost wallet or purse to its owner? About 2 days ago I went grocery shopping. For some reason, this trip required a lot more food than usual, and as a result, I didn’t notice I dropped my wallet when loading up my car. It wasn’t until I got home […]

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Feel Good Friday – Be Nice To Everybody

August 26, 2016

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Unwanted Hospital Visitor

August 25, 2016

I have a long-time, very dear friend who is always there for me when I need her. We were very close in college, since then, what with husbands, children, careers, etc, we are still close but often go two to three weeks without contact. She is a very kind person and I love her, but […]

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