Archive for December 2013

Healthcare.gov throws in a monkey wrench (Still glad I enrolled)

Healthcare.gov throws in a monkey wrench (Still glad I enrolled)
It’s four days later and I am still a little freaked out about my multi-day ordeal trying to get Affordable Health Care insurance for my family.   My first foray was in October when the Healthcare.gov website seemed to self destruct. Two months later,  I attempted to register again before December 23 so that our insurance... Read more »

The devil made you do it? Really?

“When you do something that is not in your or another person’s best interest, despite the fact that you know it is wrong, is that the Devil making you do it, or is it you?”   I asked God that question during our daily prayer/meditation/rap session in my bathtub. When I relax in the warmth... Read more »

Nelson Mandela: A mother’s fable comes true

Nelson Mandela: A mother’s fable comes true
In Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Road to Freedom, he reminisced about the stories and fables told to him by his mother. “Whereas my father once told stories of historic battles and heroic Xhosa warriors, my mother would enchant us with Xhosa legends and fables that had come down from numberless generations. These tales stimulated my... Read more »
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    I pursued a satisfying career in the advertising industry, served as a volunteer mentor and parent educator at my two (now grown up) sons' schools and have actually stayed happily married for over a quarter of a century. However, my most gratifying achievement was raising my sons well. I'm not saying there wasn't a little bit of hell raising going on, but you live and learn. Now I'm passing the knowledge on to you. My goal is to turn these nuggets of wisdom into reference books for parents.

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