A Sack Lunch for Soldiers
I recently received this heart-warming story about a kind soul who supported our troops. Please pass along the spirit of giving this holiday season! I put my carry-on in the luggage compartment and sat down in my assigned seat. It was going to be a long flight. 'I'm glad I have... »
How Your iPhone Can Save Your Life
If you use a passcode for your phone, your emergency contacts--or any contacts for that matter--are locked, meaning if you're incapacitated your phone cannot be used to identify and contact friends or family. To solve this problem, Apple incorporate Medical ID into its health app. It allows you not only... »
Cuba! Day 1.
Cuba has always held a fascination for me.  And so, when an email circulated from the bar association for a trip to Cuba sponsored by the International Section, I jumped at the chance.  I did not realize how little I knew until I went. But first, a little teaser of... »
Americans' Thoughts on Death. What Happens, and Are You Prepared?
When it comes to having a will, the fact remains that most Americans are unprepared for death. Yet many have thoughts on the subject, and they shared them in an April 2014 poll conducted by CBS. Read on, and weigh in with your own thoughts after! 65% of American's think there... »
The Origins Of May Day
It's May Day in America... Most Americans know little about the International Workers' Day of May Day, and that May Day has its origins here in this country - it is as "American" as baseball and apple pie! But it wasn't a walk in the park. Lives were lost, the landscape... »
Spring Cleaning
Planning for bad situations can be, well, pretty depressing. Part of my philosophy is to plan well so that you can enjoy life. Here are some springtime tips and apps to get you prepared for the summer and easy living! Homejoy: Find a maid in your location and based on... »
March Brain Teaser
Each of these puzzles represents a common saying or expression. Can you figure out what they are? STANDS 0_23456789 MEREPEAT o er t o GR 12" AVE faredce cotaxme no ways it ways eeeeeeeeeec you cont ol r poFISHnd 13579 AZ ch poorri Y Y guy guy   Scroll down for the answers! STANDS 0_23456789 Noone understands MEREPEAT Repeat after me   o er t o Painless operation GR 12" AVE One foot in... »
Reminder: Enjoy Life. 45 Tips On How.
I am not usually prone to forwarding or listing schmaltzy things, but this was touching and a good reminder to enjoy life .... Especially when my practice involves helping clients prepare for crisis! Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio. "To celebrate growing older,... »
Is Bitcoin a Fad or the Future?
What is Bitcoin?  Bitcoin is virtual money.  Over the past year the term has been frequently used and has gone from a wacky science project to mainstream currency.  What exactly is a Bitcoin?  What is it good for?  What does the future hold for online currency? One thing is... »
Love and Office - Valentine's Day + President's Day
Since Valentine’s Day and President’s Day coincide, here are some romantic facts about our forefathers:  In 1842, Lincoln married Mary Todd, a woman who was to make his domestic life “a burning, scorching hell” as “terrible as death and as gloomy as the grave.”  And he was seriously courting two... »
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