Contractors Can Be People, Too

Contractors Can Be People, Too

      Here’s an interesting article.  It suggests some contractors (usually  men) have sought therapy to help them deal with the “rage, frustration and pain” of customer relations.   Tough guys with power tools seeking the help of a...
Carpe Diem!

Carpe Diem!

Carpe diem!  Seize the cupcake!  Actually, it’s seize the day, but sometimes they are the same thing.  Aren’t they?!  Sometimes I need a good reminder that life isn’t guaranteed; I need to be more in the moment.  Erma Bombeck helps me get my mind to...
The Real Deal: Advice 4 Tweens & Moms

The Real Deal: Advice 4 Tweens & Moms

The Real Deal: Advice 4 Tweens & Moms The Real Deal: Advice 4 Tweens & Moms is changing!  Vanessa and I decided to move to a new schedule.  The Real Deal will appear the second Thursday of every month and The Real Deal: Ravin’ Reviews will appear the...
Sleep and Your Sanity

Sleep and Your Sanity

Sleep and your sanity are directly linked. Sleep is essential to our health generally, our sanity in particular.  Interrogators know, if you want to break someone down, deprive them of sleep.  I didn’t appreciate how important sleep was until I became sleep...
Postcard to Mom-Wish You Were Here

Postcard to Mom-Wish You Were Here

  A postcard to mom–Wish you were here is what it would say, if the post office could deliver it.  Mother’s Day can be rough on those of us who can’t send our Moms flowers or pick up the phone to wish them a good day.  Remembering who they were...