It's that time of year again. With the holidays approaching, people are eating up bandwidth and ripping through gas, hitting the stores for the best possible deals. Each year I spend countless hours in the kitchen baking cookies, pies, and just about anything else that requires setting the oven … [Read more...] about Too many cookies spoil the… nothing!
Clean water. It's a staple in every living being's life. And yet, so many are doing without. There are more than 4,200 bloggers writing about water today as part of Blog Action Day 2010, many of whom are bringing attention to the filth other countries find in their drinking water, and how there's … [Read more...] about H 2 Oh? How Little Changes Can Accomplish a Lot
Okay, not nuts, because I try not to let people's lack of respect or common sense take over my emotions. Still, there are plenty of people out there who either don't get it, or just don't care. Unfortunately, those of us who grew up learning old-school have to wonder how so many think our actions or … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Do That Drive Me Nuts
As I write this, I’m sitting in seat 28E on a US Airways flight. Many of my fellow passengers are connected to the GoGo wi-fi, which runs $4.95 for the leg, but I’m just using Microsoft Word. When I first bought a laptop I envisioned the freedom of working from anywhere, including 30,000 feet above … [Read more...] about The Real Cost of Using In-Flight WiFi?
If you were raised by the rule that says respect is a key factor in any relationship, including those you may share for just a moment as you pass each other on the street, then chances are you expect a certain level of tact when discussing topics in professional forums. Emphasis on the word expect, … [Read more...] about Blind Ignorance: Accusations Fly Due to Lack of Research
What we can do is limited only by our drive to succeed. Despite all the feel-good stories - most popularly told to us via YouTube videos - we, as humans, still tend to make excuses for not even taking a chance. It seems only when we're faced with dibilitating circumstances, or even death, that we … [Read more...] about Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion…
What's better than helping a blind guy realize his dream? Helping him and winning something cool - like a $25 Starbucks gift card. Okay, so I like Starbucks, and most of my offerings here are for coffee because, simply put, not everyone needs discounts on my services and just about anyone likes … [Read more...] about Pledge & Win (Kickstarter & Starbucks)
In case you didn't know, my husband is blind. Not legally blind, but 100% - can't see anything - blind. It happened in 2002 as a result of diabetic retinopathy. He adjusted rather quickly - that is, he found ways to make do around the house and using the Internet. All of our kitchen appliances have … [Read more...] about My Blind Husband Directed a Film, Now Kickstarting Completion