Feeling a Little Stressed?

The climate in the Untied States is a little heated, and I’m not talking about the weather. If you are finding that you and your family are a little stressed out, try doing a few things to redirect your emotions.  1. Hug your pet. Studies have found that interaction with your pet(s) has positive results for…

Today is the day to celebrate Mom, but some may not have a mother and this becomes a painful day. I had a girl friend in college who’s mother passed from MS. I could never understand the depth of her anguish until after my grandmother passed. The dear close feeling of someone warm and kind.…

The Long and Winding Road

It was a typical June day in Seattle Washington, partly cloudy, cool and damp. Those of us who have lived here in the great Northwest, have come to expect this weather most of the year, but it’s beauty is never lost on us.  During the wee hours of the morning, my son and I were hurrying through…

Oh the Places You’ll Go

Summertime is the time for travel for most families. The kids are out of school, the weather is great, and you need a break from work to regenerate. So where do you go? Chances are you want a place that entertains the kids while still providing a relaxing and hopefully pampering atmosphere for you. If…

The Difference is Black and White, or Is It Also Economics

Imagine having your parents call the police to implement any disciplinary actions? In my upper middle class neighborhood, the police department would have come and had a good laugh with my parents while trying to scare the s*** out of me, at worst, but never would they have arrested me. My brother took my parents…

Time to Blow Your Kid’s Mind!

Sometimes it is a good idea to step away from our daily grind and get a bit of perspective on things. If we pay attention, nature has a way of resetting our minds and our spirits. Have a look at this spectacular video from Nature on the structure of our Universe. Brent Tully, an astronomer at…