National Love your Pet Day

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This is yet another very self-explanatory holiday. It could be argued that EVERY day is Love your Pet day in most homes with pets.  But go ahead and take a minute today to give yours some extra love, whether your pet has fur, feathers, scales, or anything else.  They will appreciate it AND many studies suggest that spending time with… Read more »

Go Team Green?

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It’s been another wild and crazy week in the world of politics.  And I hate politics. There are a million reasons why I hate politics, but one of the biggest is the blind attachment many folks have to their political party of choice.  This loyalty extends to any politician who chooses that affiliation, often going as far as to insist… Read more »

This is an Outrage?

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There is no shortage of things to be outraged about in today’s world.  Wars, genocides, and all other manners of mistreatment of humans is, unfortunately, far too common.  In the right situations, outrage is the appropriate response. And then there are the many, many other things that no one should be outraged about, yet get angry over anyway.  This happens… Read more »

Safer Internet Day

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Normally my “weird holiday” posts are silly and fun, but today we are taking on a serious topic.  Today is Safer Internet Day. We’ve all heard the horror stories of people who have been recorded without permission via webcams, folks who have been swindled out of huge sums of money by internet scammers and companies who have had huge data… Read more »

Baa Baa Black Sheep

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I’ve said many times that I have little in common with the folks I share DNA with.  Certainly not looks or politics.  Definitely not temperament or taste in music.  I cannot remember what my sister and I talked about before she had kids- 95% of our conversations now seem to revolve around those two goofballs.  It IS true my sister… Read more »