By: Rob O'Hannon
Does anyone have a clue anymore as to why Unions came about, or has Republican propaganda been that good and brainwashed two entire generations? Brief history lesson, and opinion. Unions came about because of the abuses of big businesses, and how they exploited workers. Before...
Shopping the blues away
By: Carol Gioia
Shopping trips should not be confused with "buying" trips. Many times shopping is therapeutic and has nothing to do with the act of purchasing goods.There are many popular quotes which illustrate attitudes toward shopping. "Shop till you drop." "When the going gets tough...
By: Alwin Templar
There is one thing above all else that we humans crave, one thing that trumps wealth or health, attention or fame; That one thing is happiness.Most of us, given half a chance, would readily give a metaphorical arm and leg for the chance of...
By: Debbie Erickson
I was driving along the other day when I spotted a car broke down on the side of the road. As I passed I began to feel a bit guilty and full of shame. I began thinking, trying to understand why, if I felt so...
By: Gregory T. Janetka
With the release of his work, "The Myth of Mental Illness," in 1961, Thomas Szasz immediately received international fame, along with inciting international controversy. In this book he declared that mental illness was not actual disease, but rather "problems in living." The whole...
By: Todd Kelley
Eternal SunshineWhat would you do to go back, back to a time when everything was seemingly right in your world? You hadn't said this or done that. You had things in order, the order that you needed them to be. To be clear. To know...
By: Bridget Webber
Much of the time we worry because we feel that we have little control over a possible outcome. That is to say that there are several choices of outcome and we do not always have it in our power to make sure that the one...
By: Catherine Henry
Shopping the Blues away. It's very therapeutic. Years ago it was buyinga hat that took away the blues. My mom loved to window shop and thattook the blues away. It takes you someplace outside of yourself. Shoppingthe blues away comes in many shapes, forms and...
By: Louis Budziak
The ability to memorize a shuffled deck of 52 playing cards, learning a foreign language, not needing to write down a grocery list. Any of these intrigue you? No? Oh, okay, I guess I'll just stop typing here.Now that that's over with... There is...
By: Keith Michael
A dense forest of blue and purple trees, each growing questions as fruit. You wearily search for just the right fruit to pluck and consume. Suddenly, you realize the reality of it all. "This can't be possible!" you think to yourself. "I must be...

 

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