A New Thanksgiving

A New Thanksgiving

What does Thanksgiving mean to you?  That depends on who you ask I suppose.  Ask a child what it means to them, and they will usually respond with all the adorable things they are thankful for, such as Mom, Dad, family pet, favorite dessert, and so on.  Ask an adult...
Defining Success

Defining Success

As I am scrolling through FaceBook on a Monday morning, I am inundated with posts about how awful Monday is….the count down for Friday has begun…and so on, it reminded me that I no longer live in that world. A world where you are wishing the days away,...
Chasing Perfection

Chasing Perfection

If you had a genie in a bottle with just three wishes, what would you do with it?  Most of us would first wish for money, and why? So you can buy a better car, bigger house, the most trendy brand name clothes or shoes.  While you are acquiring all these things perhaps...
Ethical Spending, just another fad?

Ethical Spending, just another fad?

What is ethical spending? Ethical spending is a form of consumer activism, where consumers favor ethical products and companies, and stop negative spending, or putting their money towards unethical businesses.  You can find several websites that list companies based...
Where have we been?

Where have we been?

If there is anything that life has taught me, it is that it constantly changes. The moment you lay back and get comfortable, life has a way of shaking things up. There are a few ways to look at change, and I suppose it depends on how you deal with it. Do you embrace...
Fuel for the Future

Fuel for the Future

Do you know where your garbage is going? My first question was: “Where I can find the brown paper bags we were instructed to place our food waste in?”  Lary and I scoured two large grocery stores for these bags and came home empty handed.  I asked my...