Are We Really Turning Into Our Parents?

What do rising meat prices and falling asleep in a rocker have in common? Well, they are two subjects that I SWORE as a kid I would either never a) discuss or b) find myself doing and yet here I am. Proud owner of both. But that's just it...I'm not exactly happy about it. The …

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Living Proof

I grew up in the era when Jane Fonda's workout videos were all the rage and in the public's eye, she was crowned the Fitness Queen.  Or, maybe that was Richard Simmons?  If you were an 80's kid, you know that my comment is not ill-intentioned, simply reflective of the time and his back-then notoriety.  …

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Death is Real, Even on Mother’s Day

At the Core of it, death is a funny thing....not literally obviously, but it is one of those controversial topics with respect to what happens leading up to, during and after the passing of an individual.  Religion aside, it is hard to argue that the subject of death can leave one feeling mortal, without control and often …

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45 Years of Wisdom Speaking, If You’d Care to Listen In…

I am in my 45th year of experience here in this world of ours and I'd like to think that I know a little something about something.  Well, sometimes, anyway;-).  There are moments in time when I will admit that it is hard to believe that me, little Sue of the family (the youngest and …

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The Half-Truths of Free Speech?

"Because your entire life, you have been taught a half-truth...and the half-truth(s) that you have been taught since you were in kindergarten are this:  words hurt, words wound, words kill."   ~Brooks Gibbs A couple of weeks ago, I came across a very thought-provoking video from a friend on social media by motivational speaker, Brooks …

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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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