As many others are, I am also mourning the death of John McCain. He was a great man who remained true to his beliefs throughout a long and eventful life. Perhaps what strikes me most is that Senator McCain not only lived during historical events such as wars, recessions, political upheavals, natural disasters, to name a few; he truly experienced … [Read more...] about Is John McCain an American Hero?
As Meghan Markle rides through Windsor in her specially chosen horse-drawn carriage, clothed in the gown of her dreams, with a real life prince charming, to most it seems like a fairy tale in every sense of the word. But, the events of the past week, specifically surrounding Ms. Markle’s father backing out of attending the wedding for some … [Read more...] about The Royal Wedding….Will the Fairy Tale Have a Happy Ending?
What is going on? In Washington we have a former first lady AND Secretary of State claiming she just thought it was easier to keep all her emails under one address, which just happens to be her personal email with the secure server safely under her own roof. And, in Oklahoma we have yet another college fraternity doing something uber stupid … [Read more...] about Ignorance is No Excuse For Bad Behavior
It’s amazing how one story can provoke so many opinions and questions. I’m not usually ambivalent on any topic but this one really has me thinking. First, let’s clear away the media glitz to look at the facts. (1) Man punches and knocks woman out cold in an elevator and drags her listless body out of elevator. (2) Both arrested and charged … [Read more...] about Another Way for Janay
I think its time to set the record straight. Popular opinion seems to depict cheaters as lowly sleazes, sneaking around, victimizing their spouses, and only worthy of one thing; hitting the sidewalk hard while clutching divorce papers handed to them on the way out. Ironically, the harshest judges are those who have never experienced infidelity. … [Read more...] about Rebuild Or Revenge – The Choice is Yours
So, I’m sitting in a local restaurant. Being the people watcher that I am, I notice a couple sitting at a table diagonal from me. Her back is facing me and she’s holding her phone. I’m watching. I get a pang of nausea as her arm extends upwards. Ugh. She’s going to take a selfie. As I take a sip of my dirty martini to quell the gagging (I … [Read more...] about When Digital Foreplay Becomes Revenge Porn…..
Taxes and marriage. It just doesn’t flow as nicely as Love and Marriage, or Sex and Marriage, or basically ANYTHING and Marriage. However, you cannot escape the fact that each year April 15th marks the date a tax return should be filed by you and your spouse. My question today is, how many of you are involved in this process? After researching … [Read more...] about Ignorance Is NOT Bliss
End of story? Happy Ending? Maybe not…. If we were to listen to the media, and take the nationwide coverage of this family squabble gone viral at face value, then yes, this is simply a story about a spoiled teenager with considerable resources throwing a young adult version of a temper tantrum. But, what if we rewrote the headlines like … [Read more...] about Rachel Canning Update: New Jersey Teen Suing Parents Returns Home
The world is a big place and there are billions of people in it. Everyone comes from different circumstances and some do not know where, or who, their parents, children, or siblings are. Because it’s National Adoption Day today I wanted to share some information about finding people who may be missing from your life. Not the mechanics of how to … [Read more...] about They Say Seek And You Shall Find
Since pants don’t EVER catch on fire, and noses won’t actually grow, it can be extremely frustrating when trying to determine whether or not someone is pulling the wool over your eyes. We’ve all experienced the various degrees of lying. White lies, broken promises, fabrications, and my personal favorite, lying by omission, where an actual lie … [Read more...] about Sure Signs You Are Being Lied To…Again