Making A Difference

How to make a difference in your community

IMG_3423Start by volunteering at the local public charities and nonprofits in your spare time. To make this a lifelong commitment, make a list of the things you like to do and the organizations that provide those services in your community. Once the list is finished, review and pick the top 2-3 things you like to do and start to plan. Read more

Immigration Problem

Immigration Problem

911Immigration is such a broad topic that more than one blog is needed to address it. Immigration and the reform of it are both a political and a social issue. Political because all the candidates, in both parties, are using it for their own purposes. It is a social issue because we have about 12-15M illegal aliens in this country & not a very good process to ensure we can deal with all of them in a rational way. Read more

Book Covers

IMG_3547How important are book covers in getting you to read a book?I find that having sleek book covers are very important in getting me to read a book. It has to have a good description of the plot, the main characters, great pictures and good reviews. I believe that is the hook to get me to pick up, buy, borrow, and read a book. Read more

Changes

Changes

IMG_1067What changes do you need to make to your lifestyle to remain healthy in your 60’s & beyond.

Now that you’re older and finished with raising kids together with the requisite house in the suburbs, 2 cars, a dog, a cat and assorted pets, you need to stop and take stock of your current lifestyle situation.

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New Job

Looking for a new job??

IMG_2615You need to use the web to find those specific new jobs that fit your criteria. You probably can find 1-3 new jobs a day and apply to each of them. It is key to look at all the criteria and make sure that you have a fit between what they need and what you can offer. Read more

Winter Project

Having a winter project to keep you busy

Now that its cold outside and we seem to be having a lot of snowstorms, it is good to have an indoors project to keep you busy during the winter months. You can pick a project such as building that bookcase you always wanted to or redecorate your study. Either way, while it is cold outside, you can be working on your project indoors where it is warm. Read more

Pantry

Name five things in your pantry and what do they do

pantryMy pantry tends to have quite a few things that are needed to live on during the month. The five things I have in stock during my latest pantry check were: Sugar, flour, cans of vegetables (beans, corn, peas, soups), boxes of spaghetti and lasagna, and a box of candles. Read more