Adoption, Diabetes, and Military Families

November is a busy month. I have and will recognize some of the events individually, but I’m combining three important causes that are recognized this month. National Adoption Month: This year the focus is on adoption of older youth. Most people want a baby, but older children need families, too. Our son was eleven when … Read more

Adoption, Diabetes, and Military Families

What do adoption, diabetes, and military families have in common? All are recognized during the month of November. In addition to dozens of other national days, weeks, and months, November is: National Adoption Month: a cause very important to me for two major reasons: 1) Being passionately pro-life, I want every child to be born … Read more

Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month. Disability employment is a cause near to my heart because I have been disabled for nearly thirty years, since shortly after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed into law. I was blessed that I didn’t have to face all the challenges that people with disabilities had to deal … Read more

November Is …

November is recognized for so many causes that I am recognizing several of them in this one post. I have devoted full posts to individual “months” in the past. National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month This is a cause close to my heart as I have seen this disease first hand in my grandfather, my father, … Read more

It Starts with a Good Mattress—How Sleep Can Make You Happier: Guest Post from Michael Denton

The current hustler mindset has everyone interested in making a good living clocking out late every night. The underlying idea is that, if you don’t go to bed dead-tired from the efforts during the day, you didn’t try enough. From a freelancer’s perspective, I completely understand the mindset. After all, we spend half of our … Read more

Valentine’s Day 2013

Today is Valentine’s Day–a day for lovers. A day for flowers and candy and special dinners for two. A day to tell someone you love them. A day for husbands and wives, boyfriends and girlfriends to spend time together—which is the most important thing you can do. It may be soon or it may be … Read more

Thanks for Your Comments

In January, I thanked commenters for the entire year of 2007 at once. I decided I wouldn’t wait that long again – creating that list took a lot more time and effort than I anticipated. In January, I started keeping track of comments as I replied to them, so this list for the first quarter … Read more