Gifts For Everyone! Maybe Not……

December 16, 2015

This is a question about Christmas presents for non-relatives. Background: my brother is married to a woman named Susan. They have two daughters together. While my brother was serving in Iraq several years ago, Susan cheated on him with Dave. When my brother returned from Iraq, he separated from Susan but hasn’t divorced her due […]

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Christmas Gift Blunders In The Office

December 15, 2015

This happened many, many years ago but still flabbergasts me when I think about it. At the medical practice where I worked, there were two faculty secretaries. I had taken Sandra’s position doing the medical transcriptioning and the two of us had become friends. She collected lighthouses so I bought her a model for Christmas. […]

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I’m Dreaming Of A Quiet Stage Show

December 14, 2015

This is just a quick little story I thought I’d share. My grandparents visit my family almost every Christmas, and it’s often a struggle trying to find ways to entertain them since they aren’t very mobile. When my brother and I were children we would often go out to the recent Dreamworks or Pixar holiday […]

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Feel Good Friday – Carol Of The Cows

December 11, 2015

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Feel Good Christmas – Christmas Baby Announcements

December 11, 2015

These are some of my favorite videos on Youtube. These babies are truly wanted, cherished and the extended family celebrates yet another new added member. The last is my all time favorite because the family erupts in unified happiness at the announcement of yet another new little person to the already large but loving family. […]

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Fake Charity and Kindness

December 10, 2015

A week ago a Facebook video created by rodeo coach Paige Yore went viral with over 20 million views.   In the video Yore describes an encounter she had on Black Friday with a teenaged cashier at a Wal-Mart who had allegedly lost his mother to suicide that morning. The problem? Not much of it is […]

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The History of Tipping

December 8, 2015

I’m going to direct you away from Ehell again. This time to read a fascinating NPR article on the history of tipping.   Come back and let’s talk. When Tipping Was Considered Deeply Un-American Click to share:

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Consent and A Cup Of Tea

December 7, 2015

The British knowhowto explain things in simple yet elegant ways. Click to share:

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