At the beginning of this holiday season, we were besieged with story after story about people who did not believe in Christmas. In fact, they didn’t believe in much of anything except their right to speak out against the beliefs of many others. They were so busy protesting the fact that many wanted to erect [...]
This has been the most unusual Christmas season ever for me and maybe for others, too. I don’t know what it is but something different is definitely in the air. For the first time ever, I don’t have my cards addressed and sent, I don’t have my Christmas shopping done and for some reason, I [...]
About two months ago, one of my friends from Twitter and Facebook contacted me about suggesting some sights and sounds to enjoy in my local area. It seems that she was planning a trip from Norway that included a bit of the Los Angeles, CA area and she wanted to know what she most needed [...]
I did not watch the premiere episode of Kim Kardashian’s series last Sunday but I couldn’t help but take notice of the clip that was included in a story from Dr. Drew Pinsky accusing Kim of domestic violence against her soon-to-be-ex husband. On my first pass of the clip, I was taken aback by the [...]
Holiday shopping for many people has been reduced to the Internet. As all of the online retailers are busy sending out their emails about the big deals that are being offered, computers are on overdrive as buyers try to latch on to the biggest deals while supplies last. For those who want to shop but [...]
Each year for my favorite holiday I reflect on those things for which I am most thankful. On my list I have always included my thanks for those things that I have such as a warm place to live, food on my table, a good job, other family members and friends, etc. I also take [...]
I am extremely disturbed by what has happened to the reputation of the Penn State University and now former football coach, Joe Paterno. After the arrest of former defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, on child abuse charges being brought by a grand jury indictment, someone decided that that blame should be placed upon Joe Paterno and [...]
Today is November 6, 2011. It is a very special day. The reason that it is special is because there has never, ever been a November 6, 2011 and there will never, ever be another one again. As far as I see it, that is pretty special and because I was fortunate enough to wake [...]
As we wind down on Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I began to think about some of the real issues for a person diagnosed with breast cancer.
I am a two-time breast cancer survivor who is more than acutely aware that this is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I have seen pink T-shirts and slippers and pajamas and socks and sweatshirts and jackets.