I began writing when I was a teenager. In the throes of teenage angst, caught between new marriages for both my mother and my father and not quite knowing where I belonged, teetering on the edge of a pretty serious addiction, I turned to writing.Read More
I have always been an outdoors lover. I grew up way up in upstate New York, across the street from a cow farm with a forest and a lake in our backyard. We would walk down the street to pick berries and go to the cider mill for apple cider in the fall.Read More
If I broke out into, "Ba-da-da da daaaa!" in line at the grocery store, at least three other people in my immediate vicinity would reply with, "I'm lovin' it!" without skipping a beat. And who doesn't know what the Golden Arches signify?Read More
Bias is defined as "prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair." I have long held the belief that anything funded by a for-profit company is going to be biased. If a company is funding a study, and the study concludes in adverse findings, publication of those adverse findings would be like an employee publicly bashing his boss and then expecting to keep his job. It's just not going to happen.Read More
The Wellness Paradigm is "The integration, balance, and harmony of mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being through taking responsibility for one's health; posits that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts." Here are my thoughts on this:Read More
he cold weather is finally upon us here in NJ, and I mean cold in BOTH ways of the word.
FULL DISCLOSURE: I have not been walking the walk. I'm going to go ahead and get my list of excuses out of the way up front, since I'm not someone who often accepts excuses from others.Read More
Do you have cinnamon in your spice cabinet? OF COURSE YOU DO!!! But what TYPE of cinnamon do you have? Did you even know that there two main types of cinnamon?Read More
"Just go inside and relax," he said.
"Just lay on the couch and read your book and take it easy," he said.Read More
When Snapchat was launched in 2011, we had no idea what the social sharing platform would become. And like every other social media platform or technological advancement, the teenagers jumped ship from Facebook to Snapchat faster than you can say MySpace.Read More