Help! The country has lost its way and who cares? We have a government that spends and spends with no regard to balancing the budget or lowering taxes. We now learn the IRS which is persecuting and singling out conservative groups is using taxpayer money for parties, conferences and 'swag bags'. If I ran my…

Happiness comes from within

We are on a never-ending quest for happiness.  It is what life is about.  Living in a way that brings us joy and accomplishments should make us happy, yet to many it does not.  What exactly is happiness?     Is it a big house, a fancy car or is it something more?  We spend our lives pursuing things;…

The ‘Devolution’ of the United States

The role of parents to teach, guide and nurture their children is an ongoing process and never a perfect art.  There is no book of instructions that comes with a newborn baby so we are left to our own devices to raise our children.   The way we were brought up is the basis for what we do with our own children. …

Independence Day

We live in a country that gives us wonderful things.  Freedom, a voice and choices.  Although we all come from different parts of the world, as a nation true Americans are proud of our history and traditions.  Today July 4th is our nations birthday and while we all go to the beach, attend bar b cues…

Conscience and choice

Our conscience is that little voice inside our head that is supposed to 'guide'  us,  help us make decisions and live a good an honorable life.  At sometime we all have experienced a guilty conscience.  We did something or hurt someone and then regretted our actions.  One of the things that makes us human is our…

Responsible Behavior and Politics

Parents know the lessons of childhood are very often tough to teach.  Saying 'no' to a little one who wants a toy or candy at that very second can be heartbreaking.  As a parent however, these tough times are the lessons that help shape the character of our children.  No, is not necessarily a bad thing…

I am tired of Charlie Sheen

What is wrong with us that we now have become a society of 'watchers' spending our time viewing the bad behavior of others and thinking that is entertainment? Reality TV of families needing help with everything from cluttered houses, unruly children and pregnant teens, our level of entertainment has hit an all time low.  News is no longer…