Category Archives: Advice

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

Unclear on the Offensive

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I’m sure you’ve seen this on social media.  It’s usually in giant font and it reads “I saw something online that I was offended by and I just scrolled by” followed by something snarky. There are two possible explanations why someone who share this, and neither are very good. The first is that this person shares things that really are… Read more »

Don’t Make Your Bed Day Again

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Yes, I’ve mentioned this one before but it bears repeating.  Today is don’t make your bed day. There are quite a few reasons not to make your bed every day.  To me the most obvious is that it’s a complete waste of time.  I didn’t spend a lot of money on decorative pillows I feel a need to display.  I… Read more »

Festival of Unmentionable Thoughts

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Today is the day to embrace your dark side- it’s the Festival of Unmentionable Thoughts! Every single one of us has the occasional crazy dark thought.  Wondering what would happen if you swerved into oncoming traffic.  Wondering if you could fake your death and start all over with a new identity.  Wondering what would happen if you rage quit your… Read more »

National Personal Space Day

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Today is a day to celebrate all by yourself.  It’s National personal space day. It could be said that there are two kinds of people in this world- huggers and non huggers.  People who are huggers sometimes forget that non-huggers exist.   In recent times- i.e. 2020 – the huggers were forced to become non-huggers and I’m told this was tough… Read more »

National Read a Book Day

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33% of all high school graduates never read another book afterwards. 42% of all college graduates never read another book afterwards. That is not OK people!  Let’s all do better! It’s never been easier to read books with all the smart devises we have, so there’s no excuse to not read!  Most libraries offer free services to check out books,… Read more »

Have it Your Way

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It’s wedding season again! Along with weddings come all the stories of how much they cost.  But Aunt Becky is here to tell you a secret:  Only expensive weddings are expensive. Go back and read that again.  Maybe read it a couple times if you don’t believe it at first. I was recently at a beautiful wedding.  The bride wore… Read more »

National Creativity Day

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Today is the day to celebrate your inner artist, actor, writer, etc.  It’s National Creativity Day! For years I said I wasn’t creative because I am not good at arts and crafts like my sister is.  But being creative is a lot broader than that.  I believe we are all creative in one way or another.  For me, writing is… Read more »