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… Read more »

Close to half the population of the United States take vitamins. Multivitamins hold the number one spot as the most popular. They are sold in virtually every grocery store and are a thriving industry. Everyone you know is taking at least one – and are preaching to you why you should be. Vitamins are good… Read more »

We humans are capable of most anything. Cheating, unfortunately, is one of them. We cheat on our partners and our taxes, which forces us to employ our memories, cunning accountants, and pit-bull attorneys. Yet, we continue to do it. BUT IS IT WORTH IT? This day in age couples can now cheat on their partners… Read more »

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 »