Take a few minutes and think back to your own childhood… As we mature our perceptions of our “growing up” years are distinctly our own. Try a little test the next time you are with your sibling(s). Ask what they remember about a specific event that you all attended during your childhood years. You might...Read More
Winter is here… Between the New Year, the State of the Union, the State of the States, Super Bowl Madness…this is also the award season for feature films, television productions, and documentaries. On January 15, 2015, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for both feature films and documentaries. Within minutes...Read More
What is your work environment about? This might seem like a mundane question, but in today’s world there are a lot of discussions about Life in a cubicle increasing the federal minimum wage, working conditions in general and this week the news media is covering the yearly story of how many American workers were asked...Read More
An overview of heart disease in the United States In case you didn’t realize it, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Here are the general facts, as the CDC outlines them: About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United...Read More
How often do you reminisce about your adolescent years? The word “reminisce” infers a pleasant experience. Don’t you think? Consider meeting with childhood friends, paging through scrapbooks, attending a family reunion…or just daydreaming about days gone by. We might recall great teachers, school plays, dances, sporting events, and graduations. But for as many wonderful memories...Read More
Part 2 Learning to ask for help On May 30, 2014, we published a post Father’s Plea ~ “NOT ONE MORE!” It was an overview of the tragedy that unfolded in the seaside town of Isla Vista, CA. At the time we talked about one grief stricken father, Richard Martinez, who in the wake...Read More
Fort Hood shooting incident leads the news Last evening breaking news carried the horrific story of another mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. From about 4:30PM Central Daylight Time (CDT) and on through today the news media has been covering the story of Army Spec. Ivan Lopez and his, as yet not fully understood, assault...Read More
Candy Crush 抵達 350關 (Photo credit: kenming_wang) Do you like to play video games? To be clear, according to Wikipedia… A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. The word video in video game traditionally referred to a raster display...Read More
Listening to life… Do you still wait for the sound of the daily newspaper being tossed in your driveway or dropped at your front door? Do you look forward to receiving your favorite weekly or monthly magazine? For that matter, do you ever sit down and watch your favorite weekly television show in its assigned...Read More
“Stop and think. If you are pregnant or could be pregnant, don’t drink.” The above quote is from the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence website. And the photo to the left depicts the government warning that can be found on every alcoholic beverage in the United States: “According to the surgeon general,...Read More
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