Archive for December 2011

Dear 2011, It's time to say good-bye

Dear 2011, It's time to say good-bye
So much has happened this year that’s flown by, To sum it up quickly is tough but I’ll try. With no shortage of headlines the big news this year, was the death of Bin Laden to no longer fear. Other dictators who had been tyrants too long, Saw their endings come finally;  Ghadafi and Jong.... Read more »

Toddlers and Tiaras: My most searched subject in 2011...by pedophiles

Toddlers and Tiaras: My most searched subject in 2011...by pedophiles
I started blogging in February of this year. We receive daily reports as to how many people read our blogs, which ones are read and the most interesting information of all: the search phrases that lands people on the blogs. I am always fascinated by the search terms, particularly once I wrote about the TLC... Read more »

After Christmas returns: some early advice

After Christmas returns: some early advice
Dear tired consumer, It’s been officially 27 days since Black Friday and the Christmas shopping madness/frenzy began. I recall my days in retail and why I made the decision to never enter that world again: post Christmas returns. There are few days as miserable as December 26th in retail. Store owners and employees have put... Read more »
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I am lucky, I am rich

I am lucky, I am rich
Last night I spent an evening with some wonderful people who I am very fortunate to have met this year. It got me thinking today just how very fortunate I am. Fortunate, a derivative of fortune can be associated with riches. And if riches are associated with blessings, than I am very rich indeed. Maybe... Read more »

Long lines at the Post Office? Here's a public service announcement

Long lines at the Post Office? Here's a public service announcement
I am about as anti walk into the post office as a person can be. I know that it’s like listening to a very old broken record, talking about the long lines, closed windows, slow workers, etc. One would think that the years of complaining may have sparked some interest in improving these things. Not... Read more »

Twitter, are you paying attention?

Twitter, are you paying attention?
As I have always been a proponent of the welfare of children, I follow some twitter accounts that are devoted to this cause. @Savvyandsafe is one of those accounts. We have come to “know” each other through Twitter as we have a common goal. The safety and well being of all children. Today, @Savvyandsafe sent... Read more »
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College costs: It doesn't end at tuition

College costs: It doesn't end at tuition
I just got done making yet another transfer into my college senior’s checking account. Having put two daughters through college at out of state schools without any loans, money is wearing thin. Very thin. Or the proverbial money tree that apparently has always been growing out of my ass is dying. I’m about done. I... Read more »

Ron Santo and The Hall of Fame, it's about damned time

Ron Santo and The Hall of Fame, it's about damned time
To watch this video trailer for the Ron Santo Documentary, “This Old Cub” is to feel and capture the essence of one of baseball’s greatest players ever. And finally today, that greatness has been recognized. For anyone who has ever seen the film, there is a scene in which Santo awaits a call letting him... Read more »

Same Sex Marriage: How can you argue with this?

You may have seen this video recently as it has made it’s way across Facebook pages worldwide. So far there have been over 14 Million views of this amazing young man. This well adjusted young man. This intelligent and well spoken young man. This well educated, happy young man. This young man that was raised... Read more »
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