This article's theme, NYT Magazine Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage reveals the impetus of why marrieds are so interested in bringing others into the fold; they are looking for the easy button. When I was less experienced in relationships, I would hear folks say, "marriage is hard work" to which, I would respond, "it shouldn't... Continue Reading →
All commercial transactions are based on relationships. All selling is social - whether you work a 9 to 5, are looking for a job, or are an entrepreneur; your friendship style can assist you achieving your professional goal or push it further away. Therefore, it's important to know "friend" style.
Reports indicate the earliest recorded photograph may have been taken in 1825. And we have been snapping pictures ever since. This photo of my great-great grandmother isn't the oldest photo in our collection, but it's a photo of the oldest member of my family to be photographed (1950). Matriarch Annie, here, was born in 1865... Continue Reading →
First I heard the bark, then I saw the big brownish-tan terrier coming after us. I raised my hands and said sternly, "NO, NO, NO," and started to back away to cross to our side of the street. I still had Dug by the leash and did my best to get our Shih Tzu and... Continue Reading →
Women date "projects"; men marry their projection.
"Until Negroes address the twisted culture that spawns these violent, hyper-aggressive young males who are toxic by-products of fatherless homes and a celebrated impoverished American Negro "baby mama society" ~ 12, DEAD,Christmas Night,Chicago. Twisted Culture? Qu'est-ce que c'est "Twisted Culture?" "violent, hyper-aggressive young males who are toxic by-products of fatherless homes" Well this would make... Continue Reading →
Long after you should have let go... It is so hard to go back to a love when nothing has changed except the fact that neither one wants to let go. I think there should be a couple's 10-step program on how to get together and then a 10-step program on how to let go... ... Continue Reading →
Some are reluctant to invite others into their lives because many confuse invitation with intrusion. The invited RSVP with their beliefs and ways to intrude upon the one who asked them in. Except, an invitation and a welcome doesn't ask for guidance nor does it imply the invited is equipped with the wisdom to advise another's... Continue Reading →
"Doobie-doo run, run, run..." Unlike most pop music, the soul jam "Running Away", from the 70s, kicks off with a musical hook - "Doobie-doo run, run, run" 3 words; 2 that aren't words and one that is, is repeated 3 times, casually hiding its poignant message. The woman chants the hook about 8 times before... Continue Reading →
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,"– George Santayana (1905) Reason in Common Sense, p. 284, volume 1 of The Life of Reason Laura was living the life of her dreams. She'd just signed an employment contract with one of the most prestigious legal consultancy firms in U.S. She'd settled all her... Continue Reading →
Have you ever walked around a dog park and watched pet parents interact with their puppies? If you have, you already know canines have a few things to teach us about life. While at the dog park, a perfect example presented itself when a jet-black Shorkie-Tzu, who looked like he was wearing spats, was attempting... Continue Reading →