Living Life

What is amazing to me,  is how many emotions you can go through in one day.  You can wake up tired and feel blah and not want to face the day.  Give it 20 minutes, your whole mood can change dramatically.  Of course, the change is percipitated by...

A Man Staying at my house

I believe I have mentioned my grandson in the past.  We found out he had an addiction problem with opiates. He took a 21 day wonder treatment program that did not hold very long. Approximately two months.  He went to another program and is staying at...

Ramblings in the darkness

It's 2:30 am and I am wide awake and ready to dance. I took two naps today, each being over 2 hours. So this sudden explosion of energy I have, is not out of the blue. I taped the Patriots game and the final race of the NASCAR season but do not feel...

Feelings are contagious

If you’re happy and you know it, thank your friends—and their friends. And while you’re at it, their friends’ friends. But if you’re sad, hold the blame. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of California, San Diego have found...

Down in the Dumps

I just took an online quiz as a lark to see if I am as depressed as I feel.  Know thyself.  The quiz came back and said "severe depression".  I do not buy in to the label as much as I am aware that I am depressed.  A lack of sleep can account for a...

Yankee Swap Gift dilemma

Ok folks, I have a problem.  I need to buy a gift $50 or under as a Yankee Swap Gift.  We then draw numbers and get to select any package we want.  Every year I try to buy something I want, just in case.  We have been doing this for years.  We used to...

Attitude

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale “Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one...

Pure Passion

Not many women are sports fanatics.  It just so happens, I am.  Tonight I had no plans other than to watch the NFL Sunday Night Football Game.  It was Seattle Seahawks vs N.E. Patriots.  Two of the best teams in the league and of course my home team...

Marijuana Legalization

Bay Staters vote to end marijuana prohibition! Last update: November 9, 2016 On November 8, 2016, Massachusetts made history by becoming one of the first states on the East Coast to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adult use. The Marijuana...

Electoral College changing the Election ODDS are NIL

  By Julia Azari In a lot of ways, American politics has become more connected to the will of the people over time.  In 1913, the political system changed to accommodate the direct election of senators,  in the 1912 election parties first...