What makes a person hold on to something for an indefinite period of time? Each day I meet people that hold on to items that they would otherwise discard, but if it were not for the thought that it once belonged to someone close to them that has since passed away. It’s a difficult decision … Continue reading Simplifying Your Life By De-cluttering
It’s amazing how quickly we sink into our defensive positions even after overcoming such difficult circumstances. These very powerful hurricanes which dealt us as a nation a one-two punch in both Texas and Florida brought out the true human side of us. It was mostly an eerily beautiful thing to witness, but it wasn’t without … Continue reading Back to Your Corners! Or Not…
If you have damage in your home due to Harvey, there are several things you need to know. 1. If you have flood insurance, you must notify your insurance provider within 60 days of the flood damage. The National Flood Insurance Program has a step by step guide on how to file your flood claim. Click … Continue reading How to get the Most From Your Insurance Company
What a soggy last couple of days! Overnight, some parts of the city received upwards of 8 inches of rain which means that a lot of the creeks and bayous went out of their banks and caused widespread flooding throughout the city. Many roads are still unpassable, but there is relief in sight. Since it … Continue reading Protect What’s Worth Protecting
As a child, I really was never a big fan of church. I never got the whole point of it other than to socialize with other like-minded people. As I got older and understood things clearer, I came to rather enjoy the sermons and their story formats. Some stories were more striking than others but … Continue reading What a Pumpkin Can Say About You
I don’t mind having an opposing discussion; it’s actually stimulating to me. It makes me think in ways that may have made me uncomfortable in the past. It challenges my weaknesses and strengths. It teaches me to...
On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day. This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents. Representing independence and unity, the Stars and Stripes have become a powerful symbol of Americanism and they … Continue reading How to Observe National Flag Day
The old adage, “Are we there yet?” is often applied to discussions of happiness, as if a person works towards happiness and one day “arrives.”
When you observe the safest states in America you will find they generally have the most open gun laws in the entire country. On the other end of the spectrum the states with the strictest guns laws in place tend to rank the highest in national crime statistics. Is this a coincidence?
The atmosphere both online and in person in some cases, has become so toxic that we blind ourselves to reason. We have to get back to teamwork, trace our steps and communicate effectively to others.