Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Popular Isn’t Necessarily Right

So, Dad Who Shoots Daughter’s Computer is back.  Apparently, Dr. Phil called him out, saying how he humiliated his daughter and how his choice of reactions was poor parenting. Bravo, Dr. Phil!  I couldn’t agree more.  Granted, I didn’t see the whole clip of what Dr. Phil said, nor do I necessarily agree with all that …

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To Speak or Not to Speak

I have a co-worker who I would consider a friend.  We’ve never done anything socially, but we’ve shared personal stuff at work and are Facebook friends.  We support and care about each other. And she’s about to make (what I consider) a huge mistake. She’s known her boyfriend for about a year.  They’ve been together …

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Lent

For those of you who don’t know, we are now in the season of Lent.  Yesterday (Ash Wednesday) marked the beginning of it.  Out of curiosity, I looked into it.  I knew very little and wanted to know more, so I Googled it. It turns out, it is a time for giving up luxuries and feeling guilt for …

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Father Shoots Daughter’s Computer

I know, I know.  It’s been talked to death.  Unfortunately, I’ve been unable to blog for a while, so this post is a bit late.  Sorry. I think most of America has seen the clip.  A daughter posts something negative about her parents on her Facebook account, the dad finds it, he gets angry, and …

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Dying to be in Public Graces

I’m really frustrated with our society.  Please don’t take this blog the wrong way – I honestly mean no disrespect to the dead.  Just to the living.  I also want to apologize for this being so late.  I’m sure you’re sick of hearing about this, but I’ve been unable to blog for a while.  This has …

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I’m a Bum!

I tweaked my ankle a couple of weeks ago, so I’ve been trying to take it easy on that foot.  It’s been wrapped much of the time, I’ve iced it, and I’ve not gone on any walks since I hurt it. And now I feel like a bum.  My ankle has been pain free for …

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Not As Exciting

I’ve heard “successful dieters” say that at some point, it is no longer a “diet.”  There is one point in which they realize that they have changed their lives to be more healthful – their new eating and exercise plans have become the way they do things.  They become a new, healthier person without having …

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Back At It

It got back to my book last weekend.  I figured, with trying to baby my bum ankle, there was no reason I couldn’t spend half an hour on my book each day.  So, I’ve been plugging away. And it feels really good.  I’m working on an edit, now.  I hate editing.  It’s boring, it’s not …

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“You’re My Boss Now”

There’s been a new phrase at work which has taken me by surprise.  It really shouldn’t be a novel idea to me, and yet it is each time I hear it.  “So, that makes you my boss now, huh?” After having been the peon for 20 years, it has really thrown me for a loop …

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New Dynamics

I have recently been offered a promotion at my retail job.  It is a leadership position – something I’ve never done before. I’ve always been the peon, and quite contentedly so too.  I have loved not having the pressure, stress, and take-home worries about leadership.  I’ve enjoyed going in, doing my job, and walking out …

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