Personal Development

How Is “Love” In Your Life? 

Do you think of love as an area of your life you have to attend to?  Do you regularly check in and see if it is registering with the people around you…how you treat them…how you model that behavior?  Is it an area where people feel the difference when you enter a room?   As the […]

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Opinion

Life’s Journey – Self Reflection Is a Good Place to Start For a Brighter Future

How much of your time over the years has been in a place of dwelling, stewing and contemplating what you should have done, why that happened the way it did and punishing yourself for not choosing better? Could you really have done something better, or did you make the best decision you could at that […]

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Personal Development

In a New Year, It Doesn’t Take Much Effort To Improve

I will be quick and to the point on ways to have a positive year.  And bear in mind not everyone is going to agree with these concepts; nor apply them.    1. Gratefulness.  Have a grateful spirit inside.  A positive attitude and outlook each and every day goes a long way in helping your outlook on life.  Don’t […]

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Personal Development

Learn A Language!  I Will Say No More. 

I have just embarked on a journey of learning a language.  In fact, I have decided to study several languages using an online application.  I have tried this before…without good results.  I quit too soon. This time, I seem to be hanging in there a bit longer, and I am reaping some benefits I didn’t […]

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Fashion

Dress to the Nines In These Times?…Sure You Can! 

The Great Resignation…unemployment running out…new variants…Jan. 6 commission…what next?  During these times it seems it is survival first and foremost.  There is no time to be stylish, trendy or even modern.  Pinching pennies is what it’s about…and making the next bill payment.  But does it have to be that bad?  No…with proper budgeting, you can still […]

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Lifestyle

Do You Have A Destination When You Leave Your Home?

You should know where you’re headed before you step out the door each day.  It’s one of the most important life lessons you can learn.  And it’s best to learn it early so that your days are structured, and your life has definition as you step over the threshold of your home and into the […]

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Lifestyle

Staying Local Creates An Aroma In Your Life 

America is a land of drivers and commuters.  We hop in our vehicle, grab a train or bus and we’re off.  Nothing wrong with that.  This is a great land with lots to discover, experience and explore.    However, there is something to be said for staying put every once in awhile, as well as making […]

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Opinion

Toxic Work Environments Are Realizing the Pain

I am seeing more press on the “Great Resignation,” an event long overdue and evidence of just the way workplaces have been.  Let me tell you some of the experiences I had in the workplace starting from 1985:   I was aggressively intimidated at a job. I experienced unwanted touching, forced to work as a bouncer […]

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World

Do You Care About The Earth?

There is only one earth…and by the looks of it, not much of the billions of people on the planet care much about it.  It’s them…and only them.  Be it littering, smoke stacks billowing out pollution, cars roaring down roads in mass traffic jams, a lawn mower zooming across a property, exhaust from heating and […]

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Activities

Bicycling…A worldwide tradition

The basic bicycle design can be traced back to 1493, when Gian Giacomo Caprotti sketched out the idea. Another version was built in France in 1791. However, what many people consider the first practical bicycle was created in 1817 by Karl von Drais, a German civil servant.  A four-wheeled human-powered vehicle with a rope to connect gears to the […]

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