Archive | November, 2011

No Matter How You Slice It — The Onion, God’s Wonder Drug

Posted on 29 November 2011

When God created Planet Earth, He placed upon it a rich bounty of food products designed to nourish mankind and enhance his health.  As man progressed, he began to understand the healthful properties of certain foods, many of which warded off disease.  In capitalizing upon this knowledge, medical science was born. The more that man […]

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Deciding to Move In with Friend

Posted on 28 November 2011

Guest post written by Joseph Finch My friend wants me to move with her to Texas. I know it sounds like a crazy idea, but I am actually considering it. I don’t have anything keeping me where I am and I might need a little adventure. I started doing my research this week. I wanted […]

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Posted on 28 November 2011

In the maelstrom of the Herman Cain debacle, the word “innuendo” was bandied about.  It was used to describe the chain of events that now plague this Republican 2012 Presidential nominee. The meaning of “innuendo”, according to Miriam Webster, is: a veiled or equivocal reflection on character or reputation.  Its synonyms are listed as “hint” […]

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Busted: Holiday Job Hunting Myths

Posted on 25 November 2011

In the film, “Kramer versus Kramer,” Dustin Hoffman plays a desperate man.  Once a well-paid executive, he loses his job simultaneous to his wife’s unexpected filing for divorce and suit for custody of their only child.   She’ll get custody if he doesn’t prove that he can support his kid; he needs to earn a […]

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Of Roses, Thorns, and Stevedores

Posted on 23 November 2011

He’d inadvertently witnessed a Mob slaying when his wife was eight months pregnant.  Under cover of night, taking virtually no possessions, they fled New York City for Boston, grateful to be escaping with their lives and that of their unborn child — their first of ten boys and girls. Thus was the unborn child in […]

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Super Committee Failure!!!

Posted on 22 November 2011

Yesterday, the co-chairs of the bipartisan special joint committee – otherwise known as the super committee – said in a statement that “after months of hard work and intense deliberations, we have come to the conclusion today that it will not be possible to make any bipartisan agreement available to the public before the committee’s […]

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December 28, 2011 – The End: New Revelations

Posted on 21 November 2011

  When May 21, 2011 came and went just like any other day, those who had spent thousands of hours studying the Bible over the last number of years were in shock.  They had to reassess their understanding, thinking that the beginning of the Day of Judgment must have been only spiritual in nature.  Then […]

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Managing the In-Laws, Part Four: The Undercover Thanksgiving

Posted on 19 November 2011

Thanksgiving Day is the bipolar child of my holidays.  I’ve had quiet Thanksgivings, raucous Thanksgivings, and Thanksgivings that have defied description as they were unfolding; Thanksgivings that continue to confound me years after they have passed.  My in-laws’ Turkey Day celebrations fall into that latter category. But, I am nothing if not fair (and put […]

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Spice Up Your Holidays

Posted on 18 November 2011

Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane, Just in time to help you with presents That can otherwise be a pain! Yes, we took liberties with the lyrics of that old Yuletide chestnut, and for good reason.  Deciding upon a unique and much appreciated present for that special woman, […]

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Black Friday Bargains in a Rotten Economy: At What Cost?

Posted on 17 November 2011

Target, the mega-department store, plans to open its doors at 11 PM on Thursday, November 24th.  In case you don’t have a calendar handy, that day happens to be Thanksgiving, the one day of the year when most Americans gather to celebrate the fact that we are Americans enjoying American freedoms — even in this […]

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