Category Archives: Everyday Life

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

My son’s senior year of college is starting, and yesterday was move-in day. Driving to school with him in the front passenger seat, I noticed, he seemed a little distracted. As I drove, he opened up the sun visor at … Continue reading

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Can You Spare a Square?

I was comfortably sitting and relaxing this morning, as I read my Sunday newspaper. Finishing the sports page, and preparing to check the business section, I just happened to glance to my left. The sight I saw, sent chills up … Continue reading

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A Little Space…..Please!

Is it just me, or is the concept of “Personal Space,” disappearing from modern society? I read that personal space, is defined as the region surrounding a person, which they regard as psychologically theirs. It is an invisible bubble that … Continue reading

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Check This Out

  My wife has a difficult job that consumes a lot of her time. To lighten her workload a little, I’ve begun doing most of the grocery shopping, and some of the meal preparation. I haven’t been having too much … Continue reading

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Bad for You – But oh so Good

Do you know that the the Food and Drug Administration has mandated, that by May of 2018, a large percentage of places serving food in the United States, will be required by law to have extensive calorie, and content labeling? … Continue reading

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Hey Ghosts – Where the Heck are You?

I’ve been studying the fascinating, and sometimes hair-raising phenomena of ghosts for over twenty years. I’ve also read multiple books on the subject, diligently watched shows such as Ghost Hunters, and have even visited supposedly haunted sites. Do you know … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times

  Driving by a park in a nearby city the other day, I began feeling the uncomfortable effects of two lunchtime burritos, accompanied by a generous helping of spicy fries. I reluctantly stopped to use the park’s bathroom facilities, when … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Tips For Me?

I was reading an article the other day, about how, many fine dining establishments, are doing away with the long-honored tradition of tipping your waitress or waiter. Owners and management say, in an effort to address long-standing inequalities, including wage … Continue reading

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A Hard Habit to Break

  A few weeks ago, I received an unexpected call from an old college friend. She would be in town for a day or two, and wondered if I’d like to meet, and reminisce about the past. I asked her, … Continue reading

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You’re Killing Me Man

  I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it seems every day we hear about something new that is slowly but surely killing us. Do you know that according to medical experts, microwave popcorn can cause severe respiratory distress, resulting in the … Continue reading

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