Category Archives: Advice

Am I qualified to give advice? No matter, sometimes I give it anyway!

Nametag Day

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Why is there a day for those dumb little paper stickers we all hate at meetings and reunions? It’s not REALLY about the tag, but rather the name itself.  As more and more of our lives are in the cloud, we become less and less connected to the people right in front of us.  Many of us don’t know the… Read more »

Last Call?

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A few years ago my husband Pat chose to stop drinking alcohol.  His reasons for stopping are his own to share, but I can assure you he did not have a drinking problem.  Pat is fine with me having an occasional cocktail.  He is fine with anyone drinking in moderation- he just chooses not to himself. I think most people… Read more »

Change Your Password Day

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Are you like me?  Do you have, like, 3 passwords that you use for everything even thought EVERYONE tells you it’s a bad idea?  Then today is for you. Please just do it.  Yes, it’s a huge pain in the ass.  Yes, it’s hard to think of new passwords all the time.  But it’s important. So just do it.

Spouse’s Day

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Today is Spouse’s Day! It’s easy to start to take your spouse for granted after you’ve been together for a long time.  They’ve just always been there. Everyone wants to feel wanted and appreciated. You do, so of course your spouse does too. You don’t have to make a grand gesture today.  Maybe you just tell them something you love… Read more »

The Last Conversation

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Recently my husband asked me for my Social Security number.  This isn’t too weird, but unusual enough that I asked why.  Turns out it was because he was going to an informational class about preplanning his funeral/ cremation (still not 100% sure why he needed my SSN for that, but that’s neither here nor there). He’s only 57 and swears… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Vote Republican

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November 8th is just around the corner.  Maybe you’re struggling with deciding how to vote.  Lucky you- I’m here to help! Here are a list of reasons to vote Republican: #1 You hate minorities.  You don’t say it out load (usually) but you suspect anyone with a skin tone darker than Sherwin Williams color 7036 (Accessible Beige) is an illegal,… Read more »