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Happy New Year!

Another year has come and gone. Time flies so fast. It’s time to take down the Christmas tree and bring in the New Year with a fresh new start. With the ending of another year of our lives, we must not look back at the past, but look forward to a new beginning with 2016. Bring the past only if you are going to build from it.  ~Doménico Cieri Estrada. What you need to know about the past is that no matter what has happened, it has all worked together…

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The Art of listening

The holidays are full of family time. The kids are excited by all of the hustle and bustle and the excitement of a long break from school. In all of the excitement, the art of listening can come in handy to keep things merry and bright. From remembering it is important to take time to listen to the stories of our elders to Aunt Sally’s blow by blow of the latest swap meet drama to the non-stop description of why this new toy or game is amazing and how you…

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Mars Candy recalls Dove Chocolates

Those tempting purple bags, decorated with snowflake designs, looked like just the thing to give to the chocolate lover on your Christmas list – an assortment of bite-sized Dove, Twix, Snickers and Milky Way chocolates. Just make sure that chocolate-loving friend isn’t allergic to peanuts, wheat or egg products. The assortment of chocolates didn’t list any of those ingredients on the outer bag, and those people who are allergic to peanuts, wheat or egg products could face serious illness or even death, depending on the severity of their allergies, if…

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It’s called Christmas

This is the season of Christmas. Christianity throughout the western world is celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. We’ve been doing so for a really long, long time. That’s because Jesus is the center of our religion and was so crucial in his impact on world history. It really grates on me when I hear someone replace Christmas with ‘holiday,’ such as, “happy holidays or we had a great time at the holiday party.” The argument for this (noxious to me) change is that: 1) many folks aren’t Christian, and…

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