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…feel crumby

Amongst other things, social media has brought with it a seemingly endless parade of “random” holidays celebrating just about everything under the sun. It begs the question, “If we’re celebrating everything, are we really celebrating anything?”

Still, some of these days still require our respect, so today I have to insist that we pause for the occasion, which just happens to be all about…

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…Tune Out

Remember when the summer use to be a slow time for news and politics. Congress would go on vacation, and the news cycle would cover…I’m not going to lie, I’m having some trouble remembering what life was like before about six months ago.

Between the Twitter decrees and the inappropriate Jamboree campaign speeches, it’s all gotten a bit overwhelming. Yes, I do realize both those things have only just happened in the last few days, but this kind of head-scratching chaos has become the new normal. And frankly, it shouldn’t be.

However, amidst all the noise, it’s important to remember that for most of us life will go on. Yes, there are currently some, to use our President’s word, “disruptions” that are incredibly distracting. They can make you lose sight of the big picture, but I promise it’s going to be okay.

So, this What to Watch Wednesday, I thought I’d take a look back at a few shows that aired before the current chaos. Partly to provide a necessary distraction, but also as a reminder that the world keeps turning and changing. Right now it may feel like we’re moving backwards, but I assure you the majority of us are moving forward. Read the rest of this entry

…warm your heart


It’s time we all admit that we might be in the middle of another polar vortex. I know it’s not an easy thing. Denial can be a strong ally, but when you’ve arrived at a place where 20 degrees is a warm day, it’s time to admit the truth.  Read the rest of this entry

…take your time

3122stop_watchWe’re now three days into this glorious new year. So, I assume at this point you’ve at least thought about starting to get started on your resolutions for 2015. Read the rest of this entry

…wake up and smell the coffee

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I hope you’ve had your coffee today. You’re going to need it to power through the guilt trips/thank you notes (depending on what side of the argument you fall on) you’re going to be passing around once I drop the latest knowledge bomb that science has given us. Read the rest of this entry