Archive for January, 2012
Call me sentimental, but I am attached to my organs and I’m not in a hurry to give any of them up at a doctor’s request. Every organ serves a purpose and when it comes to female organs the purpose of the uterus goes far beyond temporary housing for an unborn child.
In spite of medical advancements hysterectomy has become a routine procedure especially once a woman’s childbearing years are considered complete. Kind of like tossing the empty milk carton out of the fridge, all used up and no longer necessary, but that my lady friends is a misconception. Read the rest of this entry »
I have a confession to make. I am a fully recovered Bachelor reality show junkie. I know, it’s the stuff of intellectuals, right? Regardless of how cheesy the program is, which it is, every six months or so when the latest eligible male made his television debut and waltzed across my screen professing his hopes (usually fabricated) of finding undying love among twenty-five strangers, I was right there parked in my front row seat, gawking at the screen.
The Bachelor was to me what sports are to men (and some women). After witnessing the character or lack thereof of the contestants, I chose my favorite and rooted for her to win the prize (if he was one) and pray she had enough self-respect to turn him down if he wasn’t. Read the rest of this entry »
I was eighteen when Free Fall was a new ride at Magic Mountain and I remember well my first ride on it; that instant where your breath catches at the initial drop and you feel like you’re suspended in air. That to me was what letting go of everything and trusting God felt like.
I’m not submissive by nature…not many of us are, but a lot of us have a little too much self-will for our own good. And that would be me. I used to think, “Poor God, it’s like the taming of the shrew when He has to deal with me.” Read the rest of this entry »
On a nippy winter morning, this is a great way to warm yourself up and start your day. Prep time is a little lengthy, but it can be made the night before and reheated. Read the rest of this entry »
You don’t have to look very far to know that a lot of people are out of work or struggling to get by. It may even be happening to you. With the economy on the downswing most people are looking for creative ways to increase their income or make up for the loss of a job. On the flip side, existing businesses and manufacturers are on the prowl to find the next big thing. This can make for a beautiful union.
For decades new brands and businesses have been birthed through the licensure or sale of innovative products and new ideas. If you’re cash strapped or don’t have the ability to manufacture and market your product yourself, this is an ideal way to go providing you connect with a reputable company. Read the rest of this entry »