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The Cost of Technology...Is the price too high?The Cost of Technology...Is the price too high?

The Cost of Technology...Is the price too high?

Sanatana

Take a look at this couple. Pretty typical, I'd say. I often see people on their phones at restaurants as well as in homes, where families are…

Wed, 07/12/2023
Small but meaningfulSmall but meaningful

Small but meaningful

Well Street

Something we’ve all grown accustomed to seeing regularly are delivery vehicles from Amazon parked in the middle of the street with their hazard…

Mon, 07/10/2023
The Comfort Zone...Are you in it?The Comfort Zone...Are you in it?

The Comfort Zone...Are you in it?

Sanatana

How are you feeling today? Comfy? Most of us are, for the most part. We generally do nothing that causes us to feel fear or excitement. Nothing…

Sun, 07/09/2023
The Eloquence of TactThe Eloquence of Tact

The Eloquence of Tact

Fort Biblio

When I came across the image above, it reminded me of the smiles and delights a happy and tactful conversation can bring about. Not like the other…

Sat, 07/08/2023
What's In Your WalletWhat's In Your Wallet

What's In Your Wallet

Present Valley

We've all heard that credit card commercial thousands of times. You know the one delivered by various movie stars who look you right in the eye…

Sat, 07/08/2023
The Clutter in Your Closet!  The Clutter in Your Closet!

The Clutter in Your Closet!

Sanatana

If you immediately started thinking about that pair of boots you’ve been meaning to throw out, but keep thinking you’re going to wear one day, or…

Fri, 07/07/2023
The Bright Side!The Bright Side!

The Bright Side!

Sanatana

When my son Josh was a young boy, he would try and stare at the sun. Then he'd complain about how his eyes hurt. We would stay, "Stop looking at…

Thu, 07/06/2023
The "Bad" Event!The "Bad" Event!

The "Bad" Event!

Sanatana

Everyone has a "bad" event occur at some point--during the day, the week, the month, etc. But some of you allow the “bad” event, whatever it may…

Wed, 07/05/2023
Patience is the Key!Patience is the Key!

Patience is the Key!

Sanatana

Thaddeus Thomas didn't see it coming. He knew his wife had a temper, but he didn't expect to die because of it.

In May 21, 2014, Toya…

Mon, 07/03/2023
Stop Trying to Control the Uncontrollable!Stop Trying to Control the Uncontrollable!

Stop Trying to Control the Uncontrollable!

Sanatana

Have you ever noticed that the more you try to control a situation that's out of your control, the more frustrated you become? That's because you…

Fri, 06/30/2023
Someone Wants What You Have!Someone Wants What You Have!

Someone Wants What You Have!

Sanatana

A while back, I was at Trader Joe's paying for my groceries. The checker, a young woman in her twenties, was making small talk. "Did you find…

Mon, 06/26/2023
From sore to soarFrom sore to soar

From sore to soar

Well Street

I was on a call with my mom, and she was telling me how she had been putting in a lot of hours doing yard work, and her muscles were feeling…

Sun, 06/25/2023
Heartfelt Harmony and Jane FondueHeartfelt Harmony and Jane Fondue

Heartfelt Harmony and Jane Fondue

Fort Biblio

The light from the bright full moon fell in a river along the top of a placid lake as two lovers held hands. The scent of night blooming jasmine…

Sun, 06/25/2023
Shake, Rattle, and Roll!Shake, Rattle, and Roll!

Shake, Rattle, and Roll!

Sanatana

When I was working on my B. A. many moons ago, my husband, Joe, got laid off. I was beside myself with worry. How would I finish with no money for…

Sun, 06/25/2023
Take What I Need Not What I WantTake What I Need Not What I Want

Take What I Need Not What I Want

Present Valley

On my visit to Maui in March I struck up a conversation with a 23 year old sales lady where I was shopping. As is my practice when visiting the…

Sat, 06/24/2023
Self-Confidence is the New Sexy!Self-Confidence is the New Sexy!

Self-Confidence is the New Sexy!

Sanatana

So there are the “Beautiful” people, the “Not So Beautiful” people, and the “Less Than Not So Beautiful” people. The NSB people, and the LTNSB…

Sat, 06/24/2023
Pedestal! What Pedestal?Pedestal! What Pedestal?

Pedestal! What Pedestal?

Sanatana

When I was in my 30’s and 40’s, I used to look up to an actor and motivational speaker named Richard Hatch. I thought he was incredible and I…

Thu, 06/22/2023
Who Is Your Lamppost?Who Is Your Lamppost?

Who Is Your Lamppost?

Present Valley

Driving down the street it was dark, it was late and I was tired. Getting home was the only thing on my mind.

When I turned on to my…

Wed, 06/21/2023
PADDED CELL, Patient #777 - Vacate Immediately!PADDED CELL, Patient #777 - Vacate Immediately!

PADDED CELL, Patient #777 - Vacate Immediately!

Sanatana

Most of you are familiar with padded cells. You've probably seen them in a movie scene at some point. The "insane" person who's usually not really…

Wed, 06/21/2023
Meet Your New Neighbor, MR. FEAR RAEF!Meet Your New Neighbor, MR. FEAR RAEF!

Meet Your New Neighbor, MR. FEAR RAEF!

Sanatana

On Sunday morning you’re awakened by the sound of a large truck. Groggily, you look out your window and see a huge moving van. The house next door…

Tue, 06/20/2023
If it feels good, it’s gotta be good. Right?If it feels good, it’s gotta be good. Right?

If it feels good, it’s gotta be good. Right?

Wilsons Grave

I don’t know, but I think we’ve come so far in this world that people no longer believe there is right or wrong. Anything goes and everything goes…

Tue, 06/20/2023
Lost in a Fog!Lost in a Fog!

Lost in a Fog!

Sanatana

When I was in high school, just a sweet girl of 17, my dad let me drive the car to school. Looking back now, I seriously don’t know how we made it…

Mon, 06/19/2023
Nobody Respects a Nitpicking Smarty PantsNobody Respects a Nitpicking Smarty Pants

Nobody Respects a Nitpicking Smarty Pants

Fort Biblio

I was at a dinner party last week for Librarians on the Go, a group of about a dozen of us that get together every few months to talk about our…

Mon, 06/19/2023
School Books or Bars and Factories?School Books or Bars and Factories?

School Books or Bars and Factories?

Evangel

It has been a rough and disturbing year politically speaking. Nearly every day, I read something that shocks or stuns me and forces me to wonder…

Sat, 06/17/2023
Consistent Small Acts = Success!Consistent Small Acts = Success!

Consistent Small Acts = Success!

Sanatana

Most of us want to accomplish something; do something that will make us feel successful in life. But sometimes the steps to get there seem…

Sat, 06/17/2023

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