The best laid plans of mice and men…

“In every bit of honest writing in the world there is a base theme. Try to understand men, if you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and nearly always leads to love. There are shorter means, many of them. There is writing promoting…

Thank you

I wanted to say thanks to everyone for reaching out and sending well wishes for my 43rd birthday. It was overwhelming to hear from everyone. I tried to tap the like button for everyone who sent a happy birthday on social media but I may have missed one or two. Thanks again for all for…

Quality is job…well, uh…it used to be job one

This is the second package this week that arrived in a discombobulated state. It’s like no one cares about quality customer service any longer. The first package arrived with someone else’s shipment inside it. It looked like the box had busted open and the shipping service used packaging tape to put it back together. They…

We got one!

Sarah wore the right shirt to school today. She got accepted academically and for her dance audition. This is the one she was waiting for. This is where she’s going to college. We’re so extremely proud of her. Great job Sarah!!

Facebook addiction increases depression severity among people who are already depressed

People who overuse Facebook are forced to regularly respond to updates from their social contacts in order to elicit acceptance from others. By doing this, they either reinforce their dependency (i.e., hypersensitivity to rejection) or their self-criticism (i.e., tendency to magnify their own inadequacies). These processes undermine their self-worth and escalate into depression. — Read on…

Season change

Last weekend we were in the Bahamas swimming with dolphins. This weekend, we’re at home getting ready for the change of season. The temperature has already dropped here on the Eastern Shore and I’ve had to kick the heat on this week. We’re mid-sixties during the day and mid-fifties at night. The other day, leaves…