Labor Week

College Admissions Scandal Fallout

UNITED STATES—By now, most of you are well aware that actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced in her role in the college admissions scandal where she paid someone off to alter the SAT scores for her daughter to help her get into an elite college. Yes, when the news first broke several months ago it left many people quite...

September 11, 2001 18 Years Later

UNITED STATES—It is hard to fathom that it has been 18 years since the United States was dramatically changed forever when we were attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001. It was a day that forever changed this country as we know it. Never have we seen such violence, horror and absolute devastation in this country. Every American who...

Getting Better Sleep

UNITED STATES—The past two weeks have been one hell of a challenge for me. If there is one thing I value more than family, it is sleep. I’m an early bird; have been since I was a kid, will probably be until the day that I die. However, anyone who knows me is well aware, that I need a...

Football Season Is Upon Us!

UNITED STATES—Good riddance summer, hello fall! I will be the first to tell you all I am glad summer is behind us. I have never been a fan of the hot summer months. I hate when the weather is muggy, excessive heat, and the fact that I’m a natural sweater does not help the situation. I’m not a fan...

Blatant Racism

UNITED STATES—I could not believe the video that a family member sent me last week of a woman running for a city council seat in the town of Marysville, Michigan. It left me appalled, shocked and just speechless. If you don’t know what I’m referring to, I have no idea where you have been hiding, but Jean Cramer, has...

Banking Habits 101

UNITED STATES—How often do you go to the bank? For me it’s at least ONCE a week, maybe TWICE depending on how much business I need to take care of. However, you might be stunned to hear this from me, but I have NEVER in my entire life utilized an ATM machine. I know that’s crazy right!? It is,...

Online Shopping Vs. In-Store Shopping

UNITED STATES—Question: are you someone who loves to shop online or do you like to shop in the actual brick-and-mortar store? I am someone who loves to shop in store because I want to physically see what I’m purchasing, I want to touch it and I like the idea of having that item as soon as I purchase it....

High School Vs. College: Which Is Better?

UNITED STATES—It has been a debate people have discussed for years America, I mean literal years. Is high school or college some of the best times of your life? I know so many people who would argue its high school because you’re not an adult, you have no responsibilities and you’re just living life as some people would say....

Fake Co-Workers

UNITED STATES—I am someone who has a difficult time smiling in the face of co-workers who I find fake. What do I mean when I say fake? It’s a difficult term to describe at times, but it’s someone who is inauthentic. In other words, you know when a ploy is in place. I think I can read people well...

Another Mass Shooting Rattles Our Country

UNITED STATES—It is really difficult to fathom what is going on in our country right now. It is like a common theme that we have a mass shooting transpire in this country every other week. Maybe that is a bit excessive, but it feels like we have a mass shooting in this country once a month and its getting...
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