Facebook: Friend or Foe?

There are many times throughout one’s life when the person needs to reassess, reevaluate a particular segment of their life and consider its value verses its detriment. This can often result in a dichotomy which leaves the person conflicted and unsure. I am having one of these moments. And that segment is Facebook.   I have…

Thoughts of the Day…

Better late then never, Mount Pleasant/Sturtevant Patch was up and running by this afternoon. I guess there were glitches this morning. But the site is now up!!   Here is the link to my first article: http://mountpleasant.patch.com/articles/mount-pleasant-artists-new-business-is-her-dream-come-true   And here is the link to Kenzie’s Whiz Kid piece: http://mountpleasant.patch.com/articles/helping-others-means-a-lot-to-this-whiz-kid   I have also been assigned…

Droppin’ Like Flies and Losing My Steam

It's a sad and frustrating time. The illegal and immoral passing of the "Budget Repair Bill" aka "Kill the Middle Class Bill" is very upsetting. So many people are agitated to the point of insanity. Many sick tummies and headaches around Wisconsin as of late. The horrible earthquake in Japan was a scary sight to…

Legs Are Tired From Standing Up…Is It Time To Sit?

This "Budget Repair Bill" has changed me. Who would have ever thought that some political bill (I still imagine that cartoon scroll dancing on the steps of the Capitol...How a Bill Becomes a Law from School House Rock) would have anything to do with how I live my life, behave or feel. Honestly, I never…

Another One Bites the Facebook Dust

Well, I deleted another Facebook friend. And I did it in the name of censorship. Isn't ironic (said in my best Alanis sing songy voice)?! I am a number one supporter of free speech, speaking one's mind and being free to give opinions. But I realized, there are some things I have little tolerance for and it's my…