How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict


An executive leadership coach shares some tips on how to approach potential conflicts.     By:Joel Garfinkle Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks byContinue reading “How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict”

Every Republican for him/herself!


    The headline is Covid-19. The President has instructed his administration to add glitter and sparkles to the virus.  It will be better any day, just wait and see .  With each new news report with record numbers of new cases, Trump becomes an  Egyptian and goes into de-Nile. Every week is more humiliatingContinue reading “Every Republican for him/herself!”

How Covid-19 Has Changed Gay Men’s Sex Lives


Like other people, many men who have sex with men have done all they could to avoid the coronavirus. Now some are braving renewed contact while balancing risk. By; David Tuller/California Healthline/ Mens Health Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, a primary care physician in Los Angeles, has treated gay men for decades. Since the start of theContinue reading “How Covid-19 Has Changed Gay Men’s Sex Lives”

“Just a Rude person you are” Fun and Frolick with President Lysol


  “Fun and Frolic with President Lysol” In an attempt to strengthen his support with women voters.   President Lysol attacked yet another female reporter.  On Tuesday, CBS”s Paula Reid asked him “why he has yet to announce plan that would get the millions of Americans seeking unemployment aid amid the pandemic back to work?”  Lysol:Continue reading ““Just a Rude person you are” Fun and Frolick with President Lysol”

And…….. “The Covid-19 goes round and round, round and round, round and round”


History has a strange way of repeating itself.  Towns, City, Counties, States, and the Federal Government rely on taxes.  All over the world, more money is going out than coming in.   The new normal in the United States is the rising new cases of the CoronaVirus increases buy the tens of thousand’s each week. Death’sContinue reading “And…….. “The Covid-19 goes round and round, round and round, round and round””

Covid-19 gets personal


The weather was nice last weekend in Sacramento.  It was my third week in captivity and I was itching to rent a car and venture beyond my four walls. An expired Driver License has delayed my adventure for a week. The world is closed, without the daily distractions my personal relationships are front and center.Continue reading “Covid-19 gets personal”

The World is closed again: History Repeats itself?


102 years ago, the last great pandemic was the Spanish Flu.   It killed a quarter of the world’s population. No one is sure where the flu was originated, most assume it was Spain.  It could have originated in China, Britain, France or the United States. The first known case was reported at Camp Funston inContinue reading “The World is closed again: History Repeats itself?”

Coronavirus and Sex: Questions and Answers


Some of us are mating in actual captivity. Some of us not at all. The pandemic raises lots of issues around safe intimate physical contact, and what it may look like in the future. By Jen Gunter/New York Times      Illustrations by Claire Milbrath These are not sexy times. As an obstetrician and gynecologist in theContinue reading “Coronavirus and Sex: Questions and Answers”

Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus


Last Friday, at a rally South Carolina  President Trump accused the Democrats of politicizing the CoronaVirus.  Later in the day, Donald Trump Jr., told Fox News that Democrats “seemingly hope that it comes here, and kills millions of people so that they could end Donald Trump’s streak of winning.” Neither Trump was specific, to whichContinue reading “Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus”

Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!


STOP CRYING! MAN UP ! DON’T CRY, IT MAKES YOU LOOK WEAK! MEN, DON’T CRY! IF YOU DON’T STOP CRYING, I’M GOING TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING TO CRY ABOUT!  These wise tales, have damaged generations of people, particularly men.  Crying is a very natural emotion that has nothing to do with strength or character.  ForContinue reading “Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!”