Three Signs You May Be Over-doing the Ostrich Bit

When Does Self-Protection Become Denial? A week ago I wrote how sometimes being over-exposed to negativity from the media merits turning off the television.  Like anything, this can be overdone.  Twenty-four hours of a media moratorium is enough, tempting...

Wall Street Virus Attacks Self-Esteem

Finances can be like weight for the tender self-esteem.  When my weight is up beyond a point of critical mass my ego deflates like a day old party balloon.  It's not right, and I try to work on it, but it's true.  When finances feel out of...

What I Love About Western New York

And I never once mention sports! During the global and national insanity of the last week I found myself grateful for my little neck of the woods on the banks of Lakes Erie and Ontario.  Why? The Lifestyle. A person can live within their means here and live...