I have to admit that I have always been a bit envious of people who think up “hacks”.
Not to be confused with computer programmers who “hack” into computer systems.
I am talking about those creative types who solve the nagging, generally insignificant problems of daily living.
I am a sucker for an article with the headline “Ten Hacks to blah, blah, blah”.
It can be hacks for storing tools, organizing Christmas decorations, creating art with hambones… anything. I am hooked.
Now, I can proudly claim to have discovered my very own hack!
Continue reading “Now You See It…Now You Don’t”
I remember when things worked well and lasted a long time.
Kitchen appliances lasted forever. I never recall my Mother buying new ones.
The loneliness of the Maytag appliance repairman was a familiar ad on television.
Those days seem gone for the most part.
Continue reading “Harmon Kardon Bluetooth Speaker”
In this post, I share with you a refreshing perspective on living and nurturing our relationships from Dr. Amit Sood of the Mayo Clinic.
I enjoy reading different viewpoints or, I could say, different versions of the same song.
Dr. Sood’s email reinforces and rekindles the kind of behaviors that I want to incorporate in my life.
Continue reading “Prioritization & Acceptance”
Slow down; there is more to life than simply increasing its speed. Gandhi
Continue reading “Gandhi”
If you are one of those people shaking your head in disbelief about the younger generations, I want to share this with you.
Continue reading “Wisdom from our adult kids…”
One of my favorite sayings is this one.
The mouth should have three gatekeepers.
Is it true?
Is it kind?
Is it necessary?
Continue reading “Gatekeepers”
Sometimes even the people we love either can not or will not support us in our pursuit of our dreams.
It is easy to believe that our family and friends will be our loudest cheerleaders.
It’s a sweet thought.
Continue reading “Staying the Course”
This is serious. Please read.
A few moments after opening my laptop today a “Microsoft” web page popped up.
It came with a dialogue box that stopped me in my tracks.
My computer had been hacked.
Continue reading “Computer Scam!”
Here’s a little sustenance to keep you going if you are still preparing your taxes.
This was a gift from a friend.
I appreciate friends who stick with me during my darkest hours!
Continue reading “A Tax Treat”
The son of Syrian immigrants, Governor Victor G Atiyeh, served from 1979 to 1987.
He was the first elected governor of Arab descent in the United States.
“After many years as a successful businessman, Victor Atiyeh also served 20 years in the Oregon Legislature and was elected Governor of Oregon from 1979 to 1987. During his service he established trading ties with Asia, led Oregon through a severe recession and even cut his own salary to help balance the budget.” Wikipedia