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Recently, it was reported on TODAY, that we are taking less vacation days than ever – as many as 16 days less than 15 years ago. Experts now believe that the result of this work more/play less trend, could be detrimental to your relationships. According to Dr. Sue Varma, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry… Read more »

Professional Athletes – as their adoring public, we look on as these gods among men, and women, who have honed their natural abilities perform for us. We cheer for them, covet their lives, money, and long to bear their children. But do we ever stop and think of the dedication that is required of them?… Read more »

While researching my next novel, which at this writing remains untitled(I’ll keep you posted!), I had the opportunity to delve into the fascinating yet sometimes eye-opening world of Service Animals. The formal definition is any animal specifically trained to perform tasks for a disabled individual that they would otherwise have difficulty completing on their own.… Read more »

Jury Duty – two of the most dreaded and joked about words known to modern man. It’s been said when you go to court, you are trusting your fate to 12 people that weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty. A sobering thought, I would think, for both sides of the table. When… Read more »

I recently endured a week suffering with fevers, chills, and headaches with pressure originating behind my right eye. With no other symptoms, I assumed I was viral and remained optimistic my immune system would prevail. I followed the advice from TreatHeadaches as I usually would, but for once it didn’t work in curing my pain… Read more »

Is the picture you conjure in your mind when you think of Thanksgiving Day one from a Lifetime movie complete with a smiling loving family, grouped around a perfectly roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, and butter rolls? And let’s not forget the pie – apple, pumpkin, pecan; just stick it… Read more »

I confess.  Having been raised in the northeastern United States and migrating to southern Florida, like so many of you, I’ve developed issues with seasons that never actually change. Florida’s winter weather has forever lured us – from Ernest Hemingway to Chris Evert to Gloria Estefan.  And it’s not just grandma and grandpa with their… Read more »