25 Days of Christmas // Day 3

Eventually I am going to mix in a few of my personal Christmas things ....more

When You Know They're All Grown Up

  You are the bows from which your childrenas living arrows are sent forth.The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. ~Kahlil Gibran   ...more

Friends With Penalties

Dear Susan, ...more

Why Love Never Ends


Making a Difference - Interview with Melissa Zgola, MS, MA

As I spoke with Melissa Zgola, MS, MA, a professor at Capella University, I started to notice a very similar pattern.  Not only did she face the same issues within education, but she was discouraged from pursuing a career in IT.  And let me tell ya, IT isn’t exactly a field where you can pick up skills as you go along.  Most of the knowledge that one has in the field has to come from education, as well as trial and error.  There is a real math and science to most things and without the proper education, it’s hard if not impossible to succeed....more

Double Standards.

There are some double standards I like.My boyfriend and I are a little bit old school (which I like).If you're more modern and like to do everything yourself or defy social expectations, I think that is AWESOME.I'm just sayin' being a woman has perks ....more



is it fair for an employer to refuse to hire smokers?

A reader writes: I recently applied to two different hospitals for employment and found that both of them enforced strict anti-smoking policies that included nicotine tests upon hire. One website stated that if you failed the nicotine test, they would provide you with a program to help you quit and then you could reapply. The other stated that it would allow you to reapply again in 6 months ....more

In case you were wondering.