While sitting at home with my mother this past Saturday we scanned an endless number of channels trying to find something of interest to watch. By accident she stumbled on a station that was broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest Finale 2017. Even though it began in 1956, we’d never heard of it before. For … Continue reading Eurovision Song Contest 2017
via Daily Prompt: Pursue Ever seen the movie "Deadpool" with Ryan Reynolds? Having always been around children and now having three of my own, I am prone to cartoons. So when my fiancé asked me to watch it with him one night, I was reluctant. For those of you who do not know, Deadpool is … Continue reading “Maximum Effort”
Scene 1 opens in a business office. A female receptionist sits at the front desk politely speaking with a client over the phone. Receptionist: Sure, I can direct you to our offices. What direction are you coming from? In walks Nancy up to the front desk. “Hey. I’m here for an interview.” The receptionist whispers … Continue reading The Sure Hire Interview: A skit
Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist who lived from 1907 to 1954. She painted mostly self portraits that epitomized both her physical and emotional pain. My favorite piece by this artist is "The Two Fridas." The painting shows the artist sitting beside her double in front of big, gray storm clouds. The Frida on the right is adorned in her colorful, native … Continue reading The 2 Eva’s
Stop me if you've heard this before. "We the People of the United States." Sound familiar? It should. It is a portion from the first sentence of the constitution signed in 1787 after the American War of Independence. Three words from that sentence sum up the vision of our forefathers; We, People, United. I believe … Continue reading We The People
In the past I've had a hard time celebrating accomplishments. For instance, when I earned my first college degree I was proud, but was mostly like "Yeah. Whatever. What's next?" My sister had to remind me of how hard I worked to get it and that I shouldn't treat it like it was nothing. She was right. … Continue reading Victory Dance
There I was, in the literature section analyzing each of the Self-Help titles wondering which best suited my current state of mind. I was in a funk. That's short for "state of despair". I needed help. I needed someone to tell me how to be successful because clearly... I was not. Swallowing the lump that had … Continue reading Yelp for Self
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