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  • Today's headlines unspun
    Today's headlines unspun
    I looked at the news for today which read in one article, "Republican leaders say the House will vote to block President Barack Obama from extending relief from deportation to any more immigrants here illegally." So, I thought to myself...
  • Where are our values?
    Where are our values?
    Where do we get our pets? Although many of us do look at shelters and rescues many times our heads are turned to breeders and pet shops. The appeal of breeders and pet shops is the astatic. Certainly we do approach the stewardship of a pet with...
  • Total eMedical, Inc.
    Total eMedical, Inc.: Review
    When we come across companies like Total eMedical.com it makes us happy that there are DME companies out there of this caliber. It reminds us of the last company that we worked for before retiring. The work is hard. One is dealing with individual&...
  • Test Time
    “They don’t want to go to school anymore”
    Carol Burris, recognized high school principal from Long Island, New York, sees students who tell her they don’t want to go to school anymore. She attributes this directly to the way New York is utilizing Common Core.New York, one of the 45...
  • Justin Bieber
    Bieber is not the Beaver
    Where are Wally, Ward and June? With more allegations and charges being issued to Justin Bieber every day, the out of control youth is propelling down a path that we have seen way too often. Along with the fast cars, the wild parties and the ...
  • God's values or worldly snobbery
    God's values or worldly snobbery
    Who would God invite to witness the most important birth on earth? We might be surprised as to the guests that God considered to be worthy. Let us understand that worldly importance is unimportant to God. He has very different values. Let's...
  • 4 Savvy ways to get a new job
    4 Savvy ways to get a new job
    It's almost that time again and have you been sitting in the same spot since this time last year, saying the same things.. I will, I want, I must, I can, I desire... yada, yada, yada...So let's go ! Get a new job - See a new office -...
  • Theatrical release poster, 'Catching Fire'
    Children under 13 should stay home during The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    The Hunger Games: Catching fire is an action adventure targeting an older adolescent audience and fans of the Hunger Games series of novels. Catching Fire is a sequel to the first Hunger Games film and follows a similar story-line with the film...
  • Joy and concern
    Simple quiz to choose how to live a more fulfilling and happy life
    “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are,” said Joseph Campbell, the American writer famous for his quote: "Follow your bliss." But how do we make the most of this great honor?By orienting your life according to you...
  • American weathervanes
    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: American Weathervanes
    By Lori VerderameWeathervanes or wind vanes remain of specific interest to collectors, particularly those interested in weather forecasting, folk art, and early American sculpture. These objects were perched high above civic buildings in the early...
  • Prince Charles in a kippah
    Yom Kippur is a day for everyone.
    We all have values. We all have convictions and morals. They often pop in and out of our mind consciously and unconsciously, but they are there lurking in the background nonetheless. They often form a backbone for us in times of challenge or...
  • guilt
    Is guilt really a "useless emotion"?
    In a previous post discussing the differences between shame and guilt, I defined guilt as the “feeling that we have done, thought, or felt something that is not allowed.” Basically, guilt is what happens when we feel we have done...
  • Catherine Giudici
    'Bachelorette' star Catherine Giudici changing herself to suit Sean Lowe?
    “Bachelorette” star Catherine Giudici was shocked when Sean Lowe decided to choose her in the final episode and propose with a big sparkling ring. The two have been together ever since and it sounds like they are planning their wedding...
  • Kids love school gardens, learn care and companionship to health community earth
    Kids love school gardens, learn care and companionship to health community earth
    Children feel there is a right way of doing things and a home garden and the school garden is the way to carry that spirit of health and nature into the lunchroom. Right now there are 17,000 public school involved in the farm-to garden lunch...
  • rules
    Keep the rules that help you, and let go of the ones that don't.
    When we are little, we learn rules. The rules are made by our parents or caregivers, our teachers, our coaches, and even our peers. Most of the rules we learn are there to protect us and to help us get along with others. They create structure in...