The most recent government shutdown has me shaking my head with shame. This is the third shutdown this year (it is marked by the start of the closure) and has the potential to be the longest one in history. But while Congress continues on with their pay for acting like spoiled children, thousands of innocent… Continue reading Government Standoff: Not a Game
Since Trump’s election to office, a fair amount of attention has been on immigrants and the immigration process. From building a border wall between Mexico and the United States to the separation of parents from children, there has been no shortage of media buzz both for and against what is taking place. Desperate to learn… Continue reading “Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me”
It was an ordinary morning. People got their coffee and commuted to work, talked on their phones, and made jokes. Nobody knew this day would be a day of historical magnitude, a day that over 3,000 people would die. I woke, fed my oldest child, and left her sitting in front of the television to… Continue reading Lessons of Yesterday
We spend approximately 9 hours a day at our place of work. Add to that number the hour or so of preparation, as well as an hour of commuting, and one can easily project half a day spent for the involvement of labor. Now that we are up to approximately 11 – 12 hours dedicated… Continue reading Four Hours to Live
My family and I recently made a trip to Washington D.C. where we saw the greatness of mankind and the evil of it too. Our second day in D.C. we stopped at the Holocaust Memorial Museum. We knew it would be emotional and thought provoking, yet we still found ourselves ill prepared for the hours… Continue reading Lessons from the Past
In today’s society people are going 24/7 in order to keep up with the demand of expectations. Is it really any surprise then that people are breaking? Mentally and physically, the body was not meant to operate like we are pushing it today and yet we expect it to, we need it to. The average… Continue reading The Need for Speed
(the contents of this write up are strictly satirical; no union has been made between these companies at this time) Patients are not practicing patience while waiting for their prescriptions to be filled. Apparently, customers want their prescriptions filled with the rapidity that McDonald’s serves up a cheeseburger. If you don’t mind ketchup on that… Continue reading McDonald’s and Wal~Mart Pharmacy team up to deliver prescriptions faster – just don’t expect your order to be right.