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…Help Yourself

Happy Thanksgiving Tuesday! If you’re traveling today, safe travels, and put your phone down. If you’re prepping for hosting, God bless you, and good luck. Everyone else, it’s time to talk about food. Specifically, the food you and others will be consuming this Thursday.

Don’t worry, this won’t take long. To make it easy, I’ve come up with a short list of simple guidelines to keep in mind as you sit down with friends and family this holiday. Read the rest of this entry


…Mind Your Manners

TurkeyIt’s two days before Turkey Day, which makes it the perfect time to start preparing for the inevitable.

I’m talking about the Thanksgiving Day conversations. Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or both this Thursday, odds are that at least one or two have differing opinions on…well let’s call it “current events.” Read the rest of this entry

…break the habit

We live in an age of distraction. Our attention is being pulled at from just about every direction. This is not news, but it is a problem. Read the rest of this entry

…wave it off

_50097524_bicycle-wheel-1There’s a daily struggle on our streets across the county and around the world, a battle for respect and recognition. It’s a battle that’s waged not with words but with wheels, two and four wheels to be precise.  Read the rest of this entry

…Get Uncomfortable

airline-seatsThe ethical question — to recline, or not to recline — has been around since airlines introduced coach seats.

Since that time, fliers have been divided on this issue.  Some opt to spare their fellow passenger the discomfort of having to sit in the fetal position, and others, I can only assume, think they are the only person on the plane.

While it’s always been a point of contention for fliers, in recent weeks, the conflict seems to have reached its boiling point for over-stressed fliers.  Three flights, in the last few weeks,  were forced to make unscheduled stops due to seat-reclining disputes.  Read the rest of this entry