The house phone rings, but I do not bother to answer it. I let the machine pick up the call and most likely, the caller will hang up because it is a sales call. For some reason, I just can't pull the trigger to get rid of the house phone completely. The "IN CASE OF EMERGENCY" voice inside my … [Read more...] about Please Stop Calling – You’re Bothering Me
“Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something.” Winnie the Pooh One of my favorite pastimes is going to the movies and no one likes a children’s movie more than I do. I’m not sure if this fact is worth disclosing, but I believe some of the best life lessons are learned from … [Read more...] about Lessons from a Bear
September has always been my favorite month. It has the feeling of change, with the temperature starting to cool down, the crisp blue skies and the subtle change of the leaves. The month begins with the end of the summer to a more routine existence. It signifies a new beginning of sorts and I … [Read more...] about Change is in the Air
Have you ever been so tired that you have trouble doing the simplest of tasks? Or uttered the words I’m so tired that I can’t think straight? Well, you are correct! Studies have proven a link between the amount of sleep and the decision-making process. Sleep researcher at Washington State … [Read more...] about Sleep and Your Decision Making Ability
There is a show on television called “Extreme Couponing” with the concept that if you clip coupons you can save an extreme amount of money. When I say extreme, I mean almost free. Most of the “couponers” have shelves full of food and groceries in the garage or pantry with savings amounting to … [Read more...] about Spending Too Much? You’re Not Alone
Today is Independence Day - the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!