Posts in category "Lifestyle: Opinion"

Peoples Lives Matter, stop killing people

Everyday Americans are killing Americans, not Isis terrorists, not any other foreign American hating entity. We are killing each other daily, and minute by minute. The “Breaking News” interrupts our daily lives so often, it’s a what’s happened now mindset. We’re certainly not shocked nor surprised by the killings, and the amount of carnage typically... Read more »

Father: The Other Parent

This was first published in 2014. Nothing has changed in the ensuing years, Fathers are the Father, Mothers you are the Mothers,those jobs are NOT interchangeable. Mothers you can never be the Father, you can simply be the best Mother you can be.You can help your children’s Father be the best he can be. And... Read more »

"...... Or Bust " is not an option: We Must Vote

"...... Or Bust " is not an option: We Must Vote
What an election year this is, the likes of which we have never seen before. Since my preteen years the people running for public office has always interested me, what were their plans for the country, their platforms, ideals, and how did they convey them to the voters? Boring to many even in adulthood, I... Read more »

Separate can be ok, as long as it's equal.

What a year this has been, and its not even half over. Everyday a different trial, tribulation and jaw dropping headline. A lot of attention has been directed toward kids and their schools. When I was a student many years ago, I could add another many, school was a place of solace, calm and fun... Read more »

Is it Malia's gap year, Harvard or something else?

Can you imagine having to make a life altering decision about your future and having the whole internet world weighing in. I can’t either, but that’s exactly what’s happening to eldest First Daughter, Malia. The two Obama girls have been in the spotlight just behind their accomplished and fashionable Mother, since their Dad decided to... Read more »

Who is going to police the bathroom police?

With police conduct being scrutinized in the news lately, we feel an added look should be awarded to the latest group of crime stoppers, the Bathroom Police. With new legislation signed into law in both North Carolina by Governor Patrick “Pat” McCrory and Mississippi Governor Dewey Phillip “Phil” Bryant, (full recognition should be given to... Read more »

These 2016 celebrity deaths, and our lives

We were barely into the new year when news of celebrity deaths started bombarding us with stunningly sad and frequent regularity. When the first date (birth) is surprisingly close to your own and the second date is 2016, something has to happen to your psyche. Couple that with the nostalgia that comes if you grew... Read more »

What did Downton Abbey and The Housewives of Atlanta have in common?

Actually, both these iconic TV shows have quite a bit in common, both air on Sunday night, and to catch them both you had to DVR at least one of the shows. I DVR’d them both, it was the way I watched them, to catch every nuance and phrase. Characters talked so fast and to... Read more »

Attention Presidential Candidates, Especially The Republicans

Well a few months has passed since this was originally published, and a lot has changed not as many candidates in March and we know a lot more about the ones remaining. But the gist of this unsolicited advice remains just as relevant then as now. Only 251 days left until we elect a new... Read more »

Signs and Symbols, Nothing to Fear

It seemed like a lifetime ago that a Super Bowl halftime performance garnered so much attention. That year, 2004 the halftime show featured Janet Jackson with Justin Timberlake both doing their thing to the delight of the world looking on, when lo and behold and a lot of people did behold, a wardrobe malfunction. That... Read more »