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How Many "Things" Do We Really Need ????

We returned home from Portland last Saturday from visiting Levi II and family after his severe hand injury.  Friday evening we checked into a hotel that was near the airport since we had an early morning flight out. 576 more words

Christianity

The Perils of "Affluenza": The Magnificent Ambersons

People are outraged when they hear about someone who’s committed a crime and doesn”t get their just punishment. We’re even more outraged if that person seems to have been given everything in life, and because of their affluence or money seems above the repercussions that the rest of us could never think to escape. 32 more words

Reading

So much for Democracy

In news that isn’t really new and so doesn’t get covered much, it is still the case that policy-making in the U.S. is heavily biased towards the wealthy. 775 more words

Politics

We're All In This Together

Sculpture of Noah’s Ark outside the Cathedral of St John the Divine in NYC reminds me that the contribution and participation of each of us are essential to the smooth functioning of the world we share. 46 more words

Marketing

Hear me ROAR

Macy’s flower show is up and this enormous, dramatic woman, made almost entirely of roses, stands inside the 6th Avenue entrance. I used to sing Helen Reddy’s song “I Am Woman” to my 3 younger brothers often and loudly. 35 more words

Marketing

FOCUS - a 5-letter word

Focus is a popular buzzword. Focusing too early can kill your business, such as deciding what you want to do without testing and the market is not interested. 134 more words

Marketing