Real-life holidays may not be anything like the Hollywood "Brady Bunch" holidays. While radios and store Muzak blare Ho-ho-ho and Fa-la-la, we sometimes find ourselves feeling the contrast between wh...
From the first day of winter to Christmas to Chanukah to Kwanzaa, December is totally filled with holidays to celebrate - well, except for that first day of winter. And so this newsletter is also fill...
The lard you can render from the fat of one pig is far superior than the stuff that has preservatives added. I am not a fan of chemical anything in food. I prefer my food to taste as pure as possible ...
Depending on your religion if you're asked about Christmas words such as "Jesus", "Santa", "Turkey" or "Queens Speech" may spring to mind. Asked which words you think of when asked about Insurance may...
The headache, the hassle, the rush; more than once I've heard Christmas described as such. The shopping is an absolute chore, and those darn cards don't address themselves. To accomplish everything on...
During the holiday season, it seems that even with all of the lights and gifts and fanilies reuniting, depression rears it's ugly head at this timeSome people are depressed because they have less fina...
As Earth spins, so we spin through time we are each, in the end, destined to turn pure no being is Being, yet by being we are open those seams and you see only light.Now here is a recipe that I think ...
When building a world, one thing to remember is a calendar. This is more important for novels that span several months or years than it is for short stories or novels that take place over a short peri...
The dawning of a new year is also the dawning of the beginning of the tax season. One of the first things you need to deal with are 1099 forms.1099 forms are IRS documents. They are known as informati...
If you enjoy bird watching, sooner or later you are going to be heading out on field trips. While they can be a blast, there are a couple of things to check up on before you head out.A field trip is p...