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”

“Are You Joking?”


A woman canceling on her date at the last minute via text is “the Dress” of social interactions.   Photo illustration by Slate. Image via Twitter. Last week, a woman posted a screenshot of a man’s response by text when she cancelled their impending date. She appended, “You can truly dodge a bullet with menContinue reading ““Are You Joking?””

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t


For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down. Photos from WG600; Ariel Zambelich; KARE-TV Minneapolis; Fort Worth Police Department; Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office; Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.   BY:Rachel Monroe/The Atlantic By the spring of 2016, Missi BrandtContinue reading “The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t”

Why People With These 3 Personality Traits Are The Hardest To Love


. By Dr. Seth Meyers Most people encounter a difficult person and call them “crazy” or “awful,” but there are actually clinical terms that therapists use to describe them. If a person demonstrates a pattern of difficult, frustrating behavior over time, there is a good chance that the individual in question has what therapists callContinue reading “Why People With These 3 Personality Traits Are The Hardest To Love”

The problem with happy peppy glass half full people


  Defeat and failure are two words you won’t find in the vocabulary of a Happy peppy glass full person. They will find another rainbow. Light in the darkest of times. Make a joke during sad times. ” I will miss her, but you have to admit she’s dressed better dead than anytime she wasContinue reading “The problem with happy peppy glass half full people”

The Bump


“Ask The Rodfather” The best friendships/relationships hit a bump now and then. In short time that bump get larger and instead of looking for a solution or a cure we pick at the bump, it which builds anger and resentment. Silence is the enemy Left on its own, the bump becomes infected. No one wantsContinue reading “The Bump”

Clinging to the past


28 years ago “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” premiered on NBC. Starring, a 21 year old Willard Carroll Smith Jr (as Will) Last week, I came across a video of Janet Hubert on Facebook. While most people know Will Smith, few people know Ms Hubert by her given name. However, she is known the worldContinue reading “Clinging to the past”

Are you being ‘GASLIGHTED’? The subtle red flags you’re being emotionally manipulated in the office, at home or in your relationship


GASLIGHTING, is a term to describe people who emotionally abuse others They can distort your mind by planting seeds of self-doubt without you knowing behavioral expert Grazina Fechner reveals the warning signs By:Cindy Tran/Daily Mail Australia To the outside world, they lead a seemingly happy life.But behind closed doors, they can deliberately distort your mindContinue reading “Are you being ‘GASLIGHTED’? The subtle red flags you’re being emotionally manipulated in the office, at home or in your relationship”

Condominium blues


If he doesn’t get his way, expect one outcome only. By: Elaine Luti/The American in Italia There’s a man in my condominium complex who has decided he’s the boss of the place. He expects everything he wants to go his way. What he doesn’t propose, he resists or undermines. He’s admittedly done a lot forContinue reading “Condominium blues”

Women of Value


I arrived at the end of a fight in the parking lot of a discount store. The woman I was standing next to was a friend or a sister who was angry with the woman with the blood stain on her shoulder and the large hole in her top. The friend or sister is standingContinue reading “Women of Value”