Be Careful In There!

Proactive tips to keep you safe in your home I’m not Suzy Homemaker and I’m not proficient in elder care. However, as I age, I see situations around the house I had paid little attention to. I haven’t fallen yet (knock on wood), and the tips here should make falling a far-off possibility. However, now […]

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How Martin Luther King’s Birthday Became a National Holiday

It would take 15 years and countless protests, marches, and introduction into every legislative session from 1968 to 1983, before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday would become a national holiday. Prior to 1983, there had been multiple attempts following his assassination to have a holiday created in King’s honor. Representative John Conyers introduced a bill for a federally […]

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Six Don’ts for a Better Podcast Interview

Wednesday, Nov. 23, I was the guest on a podcast where, according to my daughters, I wasn’t awful, but I could’ve been better. In fact, they complained, we’ve heard you be better. To which I could only sigh. My preparation, planning, support gathering, execution, and delivery had all been off. What could I learn from this? Had […]

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Who Will close out your Social Media Accounts?

My aunt made her reputation for saving a dollar. She’d wash and reuse plastic zip-lock bags. Her favorite saying was, I might need my money when I get old. Today she is 93, and she doesn’t know who we are. She’ll never travel to foreign lands, or dine in five-star restaurants. Her life appeared happy, and […]

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