Spring Cleaning Your Life

I never really understood the phrase, “Spring Cleaning” until I had to move myself across state borders once and clean for my life together with Christine (my then fiancée) so that we could get married and join two apartments worth of stuff. A lot of physical cleaning took place. In the process of Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions- 2012 >> Sunday Sense

“If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” ~Jack Dixon (Author) Looking on Facebook and Twitter, I have been looking over New Year’s Resolutions updates.  I ran across this quote as I was looking for inspiration about changes for my own Continue Reading →

Santa Issues & Other Thoughts – One Blogger’s Perspective

Let me start this off by saying that as one who celebrates Christmas, I actually don’t mind most of the trappings of the holiday. My issue is Santa! Yes…Santa. Somehow, the American-version of Santa has always fallen short for me.  Here’s why: 1. I’m too smart for own good: I figured Continue Reading →

Children & Art >> Sunday Sense

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso  (Spanish Artist and Painter: 1881-1973) Here is one of the first Sunday Sense posts I’ve done in a while. I hope it inspires all you readers with children in your lives. Continue Reading →

Solution to Global Food Crisis Lies With Poop

Yep, they finally started making meat from people to solve the global food crisis, but not in the way that you would have thought. In a weird twist, the meat is being made from human waste a.k.a. poop! This video explains the process. Also, the new meat has fewer calories Continue Reading →

Getting Past Finals Stress in 5 steps

How do you get past stress for finals? As I finish my thesis work and my final assignments, I can’t stop thinking about when I will be done with all the stress. When will it end? There are five  ways I use to get rid of finals stress: 1: Maintain Continue Reading →

Sunday Sense: Friendship and Love

“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” Elbert Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915-  American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher) I find this quote resonates with me because over the years, it is those who have accepted me unconditionally that I have Continue Reading →

The Stink Bug Invasion 2010

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS DRAMATIZATIONS OF REAL LIFE EVENTS! Before moving to Pennsylvania I had never encountered a stink bug before. The brown marmorated stink bug is an invader and was not previously a resident of North America. It was apparently accidentally introduced into eastern Pennsylvania, probably from a shipment Continue Reading →

Sunday Sense: Hedgehog’s Dilemma

“Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” -Bob Marley This things I like quote because it reminds me of the Hedgehog’s Dilemma. The hedgehog dilemma describes a situation in which a group of hedgehogs all seek to become close to Continue Reading →