Unions Under Attack Across the US

Unions across the United States have been under attack this week as states like Ohio and Wisconsin are working to pass bills that would end collective bargaining -- among other things. The tension has been high in the state capitols of Columbus and Madison, with thousands of supporters and opponents verbally clashing and raising the volume to that of a chainsaw... or twelve. ...more
I heard this morning that the post offices are having problems. Then, they said their contract ...more

Gender Bias in Political Newspaper Endorsements

UPDATE: One of my co-bloggers at The Moderate Voice wrote a post in reaction to my post. You can read Marc Pascal's take here, Got Me Thinking Again About How Men and Women See....more

You are right about the over 65 group. They read newspapers and are the only voters I see ...more


Hi.. Over 4th July2010---spent a quiet time trying to build up steam..to start......writing my articles book,poems for publishing. My incredible dream..Will it happen???? That may be the reason for this blog...(hope you keep coming back to find out the end of this reality based adventure)---on BLOGHER--hoping her will give the sanctuery of writing-editng. I may get distracted...with an occassional friend....trying to find life's meaning by going within..I lov cooking...shoping for bargains...even as a guy. It's embarrasing....more

This is Your Future, Are you Paying Attention?

A long time ago, when I was in a mixed up crazy relationship that an unmovable force kept me in — that, and the smell of his neck — I did a Nancy Reagan. I consulted a psychic....more

On the Road to Election Day, Part IX: Support means never having to hear, "Fold my socks!"

Show me your support!I'll support you in anyway I can.How can I support you?You never support me.Can I please have your support?I hope I can count on your support....more

And are in sync.  Enviable indeed, and to have that from the get-go? Even more so.  ...more

Is There a Pig Farmer in the House?

How often are any of us called out in public to perform our special occupational skills? ...more

Save Ohio's Libraries!

Yesterday I braved the heat and made my way to the library with a book that I found… four months overdue. It had been misplaced and hidden by other books. I found it about a week ago and placed it at the top of the stairs so that I would remember to take it back to the library. But Library Guilt made me ignore it for awhile. Finally, as I knew the boys were jonesing for some new books, I sucked it up and made my way to the library. ...more

Feeling isolated working at home? Try a coworking space.

Many entrepreneurial businesses start in the proprietor’s home. For some, this is exciting; while others miss the personal connection and water cooler conversation of the office. If you are an entrepreneur that misses having a co-worker to shoot the breeze with, coworking might just be for you. ...more

Having a Plan Always Helps

Having a clear outline for your college paper helped get you an A, and going into business is no different. To achieve your dreams, you need a clear picture of what you want. And it helps to put it in writing…   Begin by choosing three words to describe your business, even if that business is not yet off the ground.   ...more

The NASCAR Experience Part Three - Married to a Man that Goes 200 MPH

I got a rare opportunity to interview the wife of Sam Hornish Jr., who drives the No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series. ...more