Snaring a snicker, coaxing a chuckle, and getting a guffaw require effort. However high scores on the “smile-o-meter” for the snickerer, chuckler, and guffawer as well as the snarer, coaxer, and getter are worth it! A laugher reaps the benefits of a relaxed body, an eased anxiety, and a strengthened relationship. (I know this is… Continue reading Laboring For Laughs
“The recession is coming! The recession is coming!” shouted the flat bond yield curve! (Is now the time to sell stocks and buy bonds?) “Take that!” warned Hawaii’s Kilauea as she hurled lava bombs at tourists. (Is my home insurance adequate?) “I meant to say ‘wouldn’t’ instead of ‘would’,” the Donald backpedaled. (Is our president… Continue reading When The World Spins Out Of Control, Organize Your Food Storage Containers!
Do sharks have a sense of humor? If I toss fewer six packs of brew in my shopping cart, will I be able to afford the lobster? Where do I purchase one of those Trump balloons? These questions arose as I viewed last week’s news. I read USA Today online because it’s free and it cooperates… Continue reading Weighty Questions About Last Week’s News: Shark’s sense of humor? Less Beer, More Lobster? Trump Balloon?
It all started with when to light the grill- Wednesday or Saturday? The Fourth of July falls on July 4th, which is a Wednesday. My expectations of grilling favorite unhealthy fare followed by a local fireworks display dashed upon reading the city’s upcoming events. Our fireworks display explodes on Saturday, July 7th. This isn’t the… Continue reading Celebrating The Fourth Of July . . . No, I Mean The Seventh Of July . . . Or Is It Independence Day?
While the Olympians gather valuable life lessons during their experiences at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, I learned a few lessons myself during the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Koreans and Rockettes According to Katie Couric’s commentary during the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony at the Pyeongchang Stadium, the Korean culture values the group over individuals.… Continue reading What I Learned About Life from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony