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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...

Back To School Mayhem

UNITED STATES—Parents rejoice, the time of the year that we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. School is back in session and I know some parents are ecstatic about that. Why? Summer seemed to go quicker than I expected. It was like in some parts of the country it took longer than normal to arise and then out...

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,...

And Then There Were None…

UNITED STATES—Sooner or later, we all need each other. So it’s bewildering how our Congress seems oblivious to the obvious: If they continue with their spineless, deafening silence by not speaking out on behalf of those who would need and very much appreciate their support, eventually they will lose enough of them to be ousted from office. Their callous disregard...

Cooking Made Easy

UNITED STATES—Let’s be frank, most Americans cannot stand the idea of preparing a meal in the kitchen. It’s never easy to craft a dish in the kitchen, but preparation is the key word. The more you prep the easier it is to craft the dish that you want to cook. I recently heard someone talk about meal prepping for...

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....

America…Enroll In Medicare Part B At The Right Time!

UNITED STATES—Hello, Toni: My husband, John retired several years ago after turning 65. He enrolled in Medicare Part A, but declined Part B because I put him on my Blue Cross Blue Shield policy provided by my employer. Lately, I have read articles concerning failure to enroll in Medicare Part B and the penalties that one can have when...

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....

Twenty-First Century Soulmates: Around Half Of American Couples Now Meet Online

UNITED STATES—According to a study published earlier this year, almost 40% of heterosexual couples now meet online. This is more than through family, friends, or work, indicating a radical change in how singletons choose to connect. Among same-sex partners, the figure is even higher, with 65% of homosexual couples finding each other as a result of dating apps and websites. This means...

Gaming To Make Money

UNITED STATES—There are people who play videogames and there are those people who are hardcore gamers. How would I define a gamer? A gamer is someone who just has a natural skill when it comes to playing video games. They know how to utilize tricks and tactics to make finishing a game easier. I would consider myself a gamer....
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