CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT YOUR CELL PHONE? ADDICTION OR ATTACHMENT?

A few nights ago, I noticed an alert on the Settings icon of my iPhone, telling me I was due for a software update.  Giving it no further thought, I allowed it to take place. The following morning, driving to my first appointment, I pulled the phone from my bag and saw Jaromir Jagr’s smirking …

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WHEN REALITY STRIKES AND EVERYBODY GETS A TROPHY WORLD

   I guess you may have heard.  The election is over.  It ended differently than most were told it would, as promised by the media.  Some feel the need to publicly protest, to destroy property. What’s almost funny?  That’s the behavior that was expected from the supporters of the candidate that won.  Go figure. I can …

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THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF WRITING FICTION MADE EASY

Not long after penning my own birth announcement, I began writing fiction and was instantly hooked.  Since then, for better or worse, my friends and loved ones have enjoyed or been subjected to my ramblings and manuscripts, up to and including my recently published novel, ABSOLUTE RECALL.  As I work on what I hope is …

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STICKS & STONES MAY BREAK THEIR BONES, BUT WHAT’S YOUR PLATFORM?

If you were to stand within earshot of a playground in any state across our great land, you’re bound to hear childish banter such as: “He’s calling me names!” “She said I’m fat!” Barry called me a liar!” You’re a dodo head!” ( It’s really a word.  I looked it up.  And someone has most …

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OH MY ACHING BACK! DECIPHERING THE TRUTH BEHIND THE MYTHS, CURES, AND OLD WIVES TALES

In the interest of honesty, I have to admit that my back has bothered me a time or two in the past.  Nothing to cry about, you understand, sciatica my doctor mumbled once while suggesting over-the-counter pain relievers.  This holiday season, however, between decorating, shopping, and celebrating – my New Year’s culminated into a painful …

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