10 Shopping Quotes That Prove A Little Retail Therapy Is All You Need To Feel Better


From Your Tango Com   Get in loser, we’re going shopping. Everyone needs a little retail therapy now and then. When you get stressed out or are feeling a little sluggish in your body, hit the mall and find yourself an outfit or accessory that makes you feel confident. If you have a bad dayContinue reading “10 Shopping Quotes That Prove A Little Retail Therapy Is All You Need To Feel Better”

Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads


Same-sex couples and LGBTQ folks make some of the best parents; that’s why we need to ban discrimination in foster care. By:Alec Mapa/The Advocate My husband and I adopted our son Zion out of foster care when he was five years old. We were upfront about the kind of family we were from the start.Continue reading “Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads”

The Curse of an Open Floor Plan


A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy. Illustration by Arsh Raziuddin / The Atlantic.   By:Ian Bogost/The Atlantic For some American families, one kitchen is apparently not enough. What is wrong with having just one kitchen?Continue reading “The Curse of an Open Floor Plan”

Sea of Change


Someone said: Trees that bend with the wind often grow to be strong trees, while fixed ridged trees often break in strong winds. Between 1940 and 1945 America was in two wars. There was a widespread shortage of white male workers. Women entered the workforce in unprecedented numbers. However their pay was less than halfContinue reading “Sea of Change”

PRIDE: Before the Rainbow


Do you have 45 minutes? Today over 4 million people in San Francisco and New York City will attend the pride celebrations. Two of the largest celebrations on the planet. Through the years there has been growing criticism about the politicization and commercialization of the pride celebrations. There are some in the gay community whoContinue reading “PRIDE: Before the Rainbow”

Old People Should be banned from Facebook


I have a theory, Facebook decimated the country with people over 40 going on Facebook.   When Facebook was just being used by College Students it was fun, cool.   It was old people is how we got Trump.  With them sitting on Facebook all day, spreading fake news, saying Muslims are trying to take over theContinue reading “Old People Should be banned from Facebook”

Would you take the worst job in America?


Working in a prison or detention center as a corrections officer is considered the worst job in the United States. By: Marcia Heroux Pounds/ Boston Herald    A company that operates prisons and detention centers is increasing what it pays for a job considered one of the worst in America. The starting pay for correctionsContinue reading “Would you take the worst job in America?”

A teachable moment in blackface?


Three months ago there was a national discussion regarding blackface in America. When NBC host Megyn Kelly said it was OK when she was growing up for white people to dress up as black characters.  Kelly, spoke out against a controversy that erupted last year when Luann de Lesseps appeared to darken her face whenContinue reading “A teachable moment in blackface?”

Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes


In 1894, John Harvey Kellogg created a food that he thought would be healthy for the patients of a Sanitarium where he was the Superintendent in Battle Creek Michigan.  The cereal was made by toasting flakes of corn .     In 1906, he started a business making corn flakes, and by 1914 its was soldContinue reading “Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes”

“Heck” No To Sacramento’s Measure U


In the fall of 2012, citizens approved Measure U a temporary half cent sales tax increase. Sacramento ,like the rest of the country was hit hard by Financial Crises of 2007-2008 .  Fire Stations, Libraries, Community centers closed all over the city.   There were layoffs in every department including Fire and police. Income from thisContinue reading ““Heck” No To Sacramento’s Measure U”