As I am sure many of you already know, since the introduction of radar to television, television meteorologists have been increasingly cutting into regularly scheduled programming to bring us updates on severe weather. for those of us in the field who aren't already glued to the computer or television watching the radar and getting our automatic updates, it can be a welcome sight, even for thos...
September 19, 2014 - 3:22am
Healthy Thinking Minnesota
As summer slips away again, Im reminded of how walking along the seashore listening to the continuous sound of crashing surf can clear our head and allow fresh perspectives.
In the local Walgreens parking lot, I had a beach-like moment and found an answer. A CVS store had opened up on the other end of the same block and I puzzled over how these stores were both thriving while sell...
September 18, 2014 - 9:41am
Too often I see people out of control with their lives. Some people have no choice as they are going through things like illness, divorce,death, working severaljobsor even job loss. But for many it is the fact that they are just too busy. But there is hope out there, we can take control of our lives and it starts with our calendar. I recently sat down with my calendar and started filling it in ...
September 16, 2014 - 4:49pm
According to the common nutritional wisdom, families who sit down together for home-cooked meals tend to be both healthier and happier, and research for the most part supports that this is true.
But when a group of sociologists decided to study what it really takes to prepare a family dinner, they learned that all is not well in the kitchen. In fact, moms reported feeling pressured to live up ...
September 15, 2014 - 10:12am
On our motorcycle ride over and around lushly vegetated rolling terrain, beyond small farms of coffee and cocoa, I was being driven to a destination that on one hand had nothing to do with this amazing nature, but on the other, was quite tied to it. We were visiting a man--not a waterfall or the famous natural stone bridge nearby. Yet he was the area medicine man, or, if you wish, a witch docto...
September 14, 2014 - 7:26am
Sense and Centsibility
A while back, I wrote a blog called Avoiding Beneficiary Horror Stories. At that time I discussed many potential problems that may arise when you dont review your forms periodically to ensure theyre accurate. Since then, I have come across a few other scenarios I wanted to share so you can avoid these unfortunate blunders.
Just like we were all born into this life, we will also pass away from ...
September 02, 2014 - 9:32am