How To Open A Closed Mind

How To Open A Closed Mind

I was having a debate about global warming with a friend of mine that didn’t go so well for either of us.  By the end, neither one of us ever convinced the other of our point of view ― but why?  According to this Forbes article, there is one tactic ― backed by science...
Someone Has to Make Sure the Dirt is Cleaned

Someone Has to Make Sure the Dirt is Cleaned

Here’s one of my favorite pictures of my youngest son, Dexter, playing t-ball when he was about 5 years old.  Dexter is in the pitcher’s position.  This picture was taken between batters hitting off the tee.  What makes this picture so special is that the second...
Like Crawling On Broken Glass

Like Crawling On Broken Glass

I was having lunch with one of my super successful and affluent friends and she astounded me with one of her comments.  She said she doesn’t even like to open her investment statements when she gets them in the mail. She told me about how she would get them in the...
The Myth of the Stinky Bride

The Myth of the Stinky Bride

Back in 2014, I shared some fun info about how some very familiar sayings like “piss poor” and “throwing the baby out with the bath water” came about… supposedly sayings that originated from life in the 1500s.  It is always interesting to know where sayings came...