George Will: “The New American Entitlement” Is “To Go Through Life Without Being Offended”

November 12, 2014

This should be a topic that generates a lively discussion! During the media hullabaloo earlier this year regarding “Duck Dynasty” patriarch and reality TV star Phil Robertson’s church sermons on homosexuality which prompted TLC to suspend him from the show, political analyst George Will was asked by a viewer the following question: “In the context […]

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A Sticky Family Problem

November 11, 2014

I am currently living a family situation that is becoming tiring and cumbersome. Since I cannot intervene openly, for reasons that I will make clear later, I am asking advice on how to discreetly handle the situation with the people concerned. But I will tell the story in my own point of view. I understand […]

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One “Little” Tantrum Leads To A Really Big One

November 10, 2014

In the news recently was the story of an altercation between two shoppers that began when the one woman asked the mother of a young child to please quiet the child’s loud tantrum in the checkout line. “She came to the side of me and told me not to tell her child what to do. […]

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Thanksgiving Book Give Away! “Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving”

November 10, 2014

Williams-Sonoma Collection Thanksgiving offers easy-to-follow recipes you will want to include in your own holiday menu year after year. In these pages, you’ll find inspiring first courses and a tempting variety of side dishes and desserts as well as some new ideas for the main course. This vividly photographed, full-color recipe collection will become an […]

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Feel Good Friday – “I Won’t Let You Down”

November 7, 2014

Very creative imagery for a music video. Click to share:

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People Will Fail You If You Are Too Dependent On Their Validation

November 6, 2014

My husband and I recently purchased our first house. My younger brother, who is 30, never reached out to congratulate us or express one word of kindness (he has done this before, withholding excitement and well-wishes when I got engaged and then again when I got married). After a month and a half of unexplained […]

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When A Description Is Too Accurate….Or Why People Need A Filter On Their Mouths

November 4, 2014

Here’s a quick nasty customer story: I am a hair stylist, and my salon is in a popular shopping center so we get a lot of walk-ins, so sometimes when those walk-ins want to return they forget the name of the stylist they saw (even though it is on a business card we hand you, […]

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Money Is The Root Of All Funeral Evil

November 3, 2014

My maternal uncle passed away and had many years prior named me as the beneficiary of what was termed a “death policy” through his former employer. I had forgotten all about it until a distant relative mentioned that my uncle had retired from a school district and that someone should check with the School Retirement […]

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