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Protecting Your Business against Personal Injury Claims

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:31:16 +0000

All businesses must have a worker safety program in place, before they hire their first employee. This program is designed to help reduce and prevent the risk of personal injury. However, the program is only as good as the employees who follow it. Workers who refuse to follow the regulations will put your company at […]

A Chat with Mystery/Crime Author Harley Mazuk

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:45:00 +0000

Harley Mazuk was born in Cleveland, the last year that the Indians won the World Series. He majored in English literature at Hiram College in Ohio, and Elphinstone College, Bombay, India. Harley worked as a record salesman (vinyl) and later served the U.S. Government in Information Technology and in communications, where he honed his writing […]

Online Casinos Secrets

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:08:51 +0000

Gambling in online casinos for real money or for fun can be very enjoyable and exciting. Online gamblers are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing casino games and sites because there are thousands at their disposal. Before choosing an online casino game it is good to learn about the rules, terms, and conditions, […]

CD Review: Sunset Breeze by Lynn Yew Evers

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:54:30 +0000

Art experts can tell if the painter was left or right handed by the brush strokes on the canvas. Archeologists can date a fragment of pottery by how it was manufactured and the raw materials used.  Can forensics be used in music to determine the gender of the artist? I was contemplating this important question […]

Chris Ruddy – Newsmax – And Toenail Fungus!

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:51:45 +0000

I am sure that most people have heard of Chris Rudy and his right wing ‘news’ operation Newsmax. The ‘news’ that comes out of Newsmax is right up there with Brietbart and Alex Jones’s Infowars. Forbes recently published an article about Chris Rudy, it starts: I recently had dinner at Mar a Lago with Newsmax […]

CD Review: Mountains Made Of Shadow, Anthems Made Of Light by Dan Kennedy

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:12:54 +0000

My mother had a saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’. It had nothing at all to do with books and everything to do with people and what is inside them. I am a book reviewer, and I must disagree with her, I do indeed judge a book (at least in part) by its […]

CD Review: Moonlight In Empty Rooms by Heidi Breyer

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:42:51 +0000

I first encountered Heidi Breyer in 2015, an acquaintance suggested that I listen to Letters From Far Away, I did, I liked it, and sought out an interview with the young lady. I was very impressed, Heidi was very knowledgeable about the art, science, and craft of music. You can listen to the interview here. […]

How To Make Your Business Stand Out

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:29:39 +0000

Every business owner wants their business to stand out from the crowd and beat the competition. There are numerous ways to attempt this, from celebrity endorsements to elaborate media stunts, but perhaps the most important ways to stand out from the competition involves finding your unique selling proposition (USP) and utilizing excellent marketing strategies to […]

Review: Mystery Weekly Magazine: November 2017

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:05:47 +0000

Mystery Weekly Magazine: November 2017 opens with “The Sugar Witch” by R.S. Morgan. Melissa wants Angelo dead and wants his help. The 500K Angelo has stashed in the house is another inducement beyond what Melissa has already given him.   Cilly had a plan and pulled it off in “Her Father’s Killer” by Joseph D’Agnese. […]

Review: Down A Dark Road: A Kate Burkholder Novel by Linda Castillo

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:24:07 +0000

“’Be careful in your search for the truth, Kate Burkholder.’ Easing his arm away from me, he goes back to mucking. ‘You may not like what you find.’” (Page 216, Down A Dark Road)   A normal day in the life of Chief of Police Kate Burkholder goes sideways when she gets a call from […]

Review: The Hairy Potter And Other Al Quinn Mystery Stories by Russ Hall

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:06:58 +0000

The Hairy Potter And Other Al Quinn Mystery Stories opens with the signature tale, “The Hairy Potter.” Retired Detective Al Quinn, his brother Maury, and their girlfriends, Fergie and Bonnie, are out in the dark Texas night on a reconnaissance mission. They are trying to sneak onto a property undetected to swipe some possible evidence […]

Listen to Your Circuit Breaker

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:27:54 +0000

Your circuit breaker is one of the most important safety systems in your home. It detects when there is too much electrical current running through the circuit and cuts power until the problem is fixed. If your home didn’t have a circuit breaker, electricity would be too dangerous to use in a house as the […]

Book Review: Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations On Every Continent by Mike and Anne Howard

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 02:39:05 +0000

There is an airline based here that has a market slogan built around the idea “want to get away?” If you do, Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent might be the way to plan. Written by Mike and Anne Howard, creators of, experienced a honeymoon to blow your mind and subsequently […]

The Gauntlet….and the Chamber

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 19:13:37 +0000

Ric Flair. Ricky Steamboat. Bret Hart. Shawn Michaels. Kazuchika Okada. Kenny Omega. These wrestlers, along with a few others in wrestling history have been involved in matches that have either gone or surpassed one hour. And now, after the February 19 edition on Monday Night Raw, we can add Seth Rollins to that illustrious list. […]

How To Get The Best Rates On Auto Insurance

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:50:34 +0000

Insurance companies are continuously increasing rates to cover flooding, forest fires and other natural disasters. With this said, as a consumer you have the right to affordable car insurance. But, how do you manage to avoid the high rates? Contrary to believe, there are many ways to avoid paying the high premiums charged by some […]

Concerns That All Business Owners Need To Consider

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:24:13 +0000

As a business owner, there is no doubt that you’re going to have a lot of worries on your hands. Some of these worries will be simple and easy to ignore. Others will be incredibly important. Worrying is good and bad. If you worry about the right things, you’ll be more inclined to keep your […]

How To Save A Failing Business With These Tips

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:16:39 +0000

While the health of the economy is improving, many businesses are still failing to make a profit. It is true that most people will do whatever is necessary to save their business. But, how is this possible without the proper financing and resources? Well, it is possible if you set your mind to it. However, […]

CD/DVD Review: Vanilla Fudge – Live At Sweden Rock 2016 – The 50th Anniversary

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:41:44 +0000

What a great find! I was but a teenager when Vanilla Fudge formed in 1966. The Fudge are a band with a checkered history, they were famous, but no one knows why. They were almost the Kardashians of the rock world, they penned almost zero original materiel instead preferring rather dark covers of popular songs, […]

CD Review: Like A Radio by Mathews Southern Comfort

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:33:09 +0000

I did a double take when I saw the press release. The last time I had heard the name Mathews Southern Comfort was 1n 1970. The band had a runaway hit with a cover of Joni Mitchel’s very fine track Woodstock. My copy of Like A Radio arrived yesterday, and I went straight down the […]

What the future holds for online casinos

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:25:42 +0000

Heraclitus got it right when he said the only constant in life is change. This is no further from the truth when it comes to technology and online casinos. As each day passes, new ideas, innovations, and games come to the fore. Some of the developments are coming at a quicker pace that gamers and […]

Top Security Tips for Businesses

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:49:42 +0000

Protecting your business from security threats is a huge initiative in 2018, especially considering invasive parties are more creative than ever. There is always a risk factor to address, regardless of whether you’re a product- or service-oriented company, so it’s important to safeguard information accordingly. It’s best to take preventative action rather than reacting once […]

CD Review: Seashells In My Pocket by Pam Asberry

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:51:57 +0000

Last week I had a most amusing interview with a rock guitarist, he has a solo album, it is very inward looking. He was nervous, apparently he was concerned that I was going to use those two little words ‘New Age’ which he thought could damage his career. It is odd how some people view […]

The Rising Problem of Nuisance Phone Calls

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:35:02 +0000

Many people who used to rely on landlines for their phone calls will know that one of the things that they often had to deal with was nuisance phone calls. This is not to say that these were malicious calls from people but rather calls from businesses trying to sell something or for some other […]

A Chat with YA Self-Help Author Jane Mersky Leder

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:15:03 +0000

Jane Mersky Leder was born in Detroit, Michigan. The “Motor City” and original home of Motown have driven her writing from the start. A “Baby Boomer” who came of age in the Sixties, Leder is fascinated by the complexities of relationships between generations, between genders, and between our personal and public personas. Dead Serious, a […]

The Perks of Having Storage Facilities within Your Reach

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:19:22 +0000

You may ask, “With all the possible storage facilities near me, how can they help?”.  Your search for the most reliable one can overwhelm you. But this task need not be as daunting as you think it is because no matter what your purpose for needing for one, you can enjoy the perks of having […]

PNB Fraud was waiting to happen

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:18:03 +0000

The Rs 11700 crore fraud in India in Punjab National Bank (PNB) was a fraud which was waiting to happen due to the negligence of the Bank and the software developers supporting the Banking operations. It appears that those who developed the Core Banking software for the Bank had no understanding of the nature of […]

Meet Jody Gehrman, Author of ‘Watch Me’

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:34:39 +0000

Jody Gehrman has authored eleven published novels and numerous plays for stage and screen. Her debut suspense novel, Watch Me, is published by St. Martin’s Press. Her Young Adult novel, Babe in Boyland, won the International Reading Association’s Teen Choice Award and was optioned by the Disney Channel. Jody’s plays have been produced or had […]

What You Need to Know About Sexual Harassment

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:07:56 +0000

Sexual harassment is a serious workplace problem that affects both men and women. Sexual harassment is defined as any form of gender discrimination. A man can sexually harass another man, a woman can sexually harass another woman, and a woman can sexually harass a man, regardless of sexual orientation. “Flirting” does not have to play […]

Over 400 Million Jobs May be Eliminated by Automation before 2030

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:15:38 +0000

Technology is rapidly advancing and many jobs are at risk of being lost to automation by 2030 according to recent reports by McKinsey Global Institute. The research reported that up to 800 million workers across the globe will be replaced by robots. This is similar to what happened when the personal computer was first introduced […]

Book Review: A Reckoning In The Back Country: A Samuel Craddock Mystery by Terry Shames

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:29 +0000

As it approaches Thanksgiving in Jarrett Creek, Texas located about 30 miles west of Bryan in South Texas, something strange is going on. Dogs of various types are vanishing from the property of various residents. What seemed to be an isolated event here and there seems to be adding up to several cases. Police Chief […]

Book Review: Mexico Fever: A Bill Travis Mystery by George Wier

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:27:48 +0000

It has been awhile since the events of Desperate Crimes and as Mexico Fever opens it is not long before the peace and quiet of Bill Travis’ world is broken. Walt Cannon is missing somewhere in Mexico. He’s a retired Texas Ranger and saved a few folks over the years including a Governor of Texas, […]

Book Review: New Alleys For Nothing Men: Crime and Noir Stories by Michael Pool

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:13:36 +0000

New Alleys For Nothing Men: Crime and Noir Stories is one of those cases where the title makes it clear that the reading inside is not going to be of a light and fluffy nature. If one had not already picked up on the lack of a feline presence on the cover, or missed the […]

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:05:53 +0000

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC, is calling opioid use a national epidemic because millions of people suffer from substance abuse. It is hard to imagine that something a doctor prescribes can be harmful to your health, but when the substance is not used in its intended way, even death can […]

CD Review: Soul Dreams by Christopher Boscole

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:15:45 +0000

As is my way, I totally ignored the bio stuff and jumped straight in to the music. The piano is an awesome tool in the hands of a master, and Christopher Boscole is indeed a master. Track 1 New Hope is a most wonderful tease. The listener is in a room with a door, he […]

Tips for Opening a Tobacco and Beer Store

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:10:13 +0000

Tobacco and beer stores are different from other retail options. Unlike a supermarket or convenience store, you offer nothing but alcohol and tobacco, and since prices on most of these products is steeper, it’s easier to thrive as a business. Take care, however, to make the right inventory decisions, since customers are coming to you […]

Royal Rumble Review

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 22:17:28 +0000

Tension, nervousness, and excitement permeated the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia for 2018 Royal Rumble. Fans awaited the exciting action of the night, focusing their thoughts on who would emerge victorious in the Men’s and Women’s Royal Rumble Matches. Before delving into the main events, the undercard also needs attention. The first match pitted A.J. […]

A Chat with Author Joseph Davida

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:36:23 +0000

After a near death experience at age fifteen, Joseph Davida left his parents’ home and moved into Manhattan. Too young to get a “real” job, he started up what became one of the biggest weed delivery services in New York to support himself while he pursued his career as a musician and songwriter. For years […]

What to Know When Purchasing a Property

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:29:46 +0000

If you’re ready to purchase a new property, it can be an exciting and stressful time. Where we place our home, business, or vacation home-away-from-home depends on a number of factors. When it comes to making the right decision, there are a few things you’ll want to consider, and the list is different for each […]

The New World of Online Dating

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:25:11 +0000

If our grandparents had to navigate the modern dating world nowadays, they’d probably be very confused and overwhelmed. Heck, the same might be true if our parents had to navigate the dating world today (and some of them do, actually). The internet has completely change the game in ways both good and bad. The first […]

An Interview with Author M.J. Joseph

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:51:04 +0000

Born and raised in Florida, M.J. Joseph maintains membership in the English Goethe Society, the Siegfried Sassoon Society and other literary associations. He is a supporter-member of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature, as well as an Associate of Lincoln Cathedral. Prior to retiring, Joseph enjoyed a lengthy and rewarding career with an industrial firm […]

What Is (and Isn’t) Addictive

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:35:47 +0000

We have a strange relationship with drugs in America. From the time we’re children, we’re told over and over that drugs like weed and heroin will ruin our lives forever. Heroin can certainly have life-ruining effects, but there’s no evidence to support the idea that weed turns people into violent criminals or even nonviolent addicts. […]

CD Review: Soundscapes by Deborah Offenhauser

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:25:17 +0000

We reviewers  love to put music in pigeon holes, everything must have a genre, in the case of Deborah Offenhauser she has been declared ‘New Age’, whatever that means! There is a saying about art, I don’t know anything about art, but I know what I like. And I know I like this CD. From […]

The Benefits of New Flooring

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:05:38 +0000

Getting new flooring for your home can be an exciting time. It’s truly amazing how new hardwood floors, new carpeting, new tiling completely change your home. Like Cinderella, your house can go from shabby to stunning in a twinkle. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of each type of flooring, so you can decide […]

Getting the Right Care for an Aging Parent

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:01:32 +0000

Having an aging parent can be an emotional time. Whether your relationship is healthy or strained, it’s difficult to see a parent unable to function independently anymore. Aging is a natural part of life, but it can be hard to see a parent’s health decline. As someone’s child, it’s likely part of your responsibility to […]

Your Pet’s Comfort

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:01:38 +0000

We love our pets. For some people, they’re like children, and that’s true even if those people have actual human children. But there’s something about pets that makes them so easy to love. They’re loyal and they love you unconditionally. Dogs have a reputation for being more affectionate, but cats can be loving in their […]

The Rise of the WWE Women’s Division

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:48:02 +0000

Equality means receiving the same treatment as everyone else, regardless of your gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other differences. Perseverance means never giving up, despite the obstacles one faces. For decades, women have struggled to be seen as equals to their male counterparts. It happens in all aspects of life, including the sporting […]

CD Review: UWE GRONAU – When Every Word Was Singing

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:03:00 +0000

I like music, mostly genre doesn’t matter, Classic, Punk, Prog, its all good! My only exceptions are Rap and Country, there are only so many words that rhyme with ‘Fu*k’ and only so many stories that can be told about pick up trucks and tumbling tumbleweeds. A couple of days ago I received Uwe Gronau’s […]

Clogged Drain Dos & Don’ts

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:02:55 +0000

One of the most common plumbing issues is a clogged drain. Clogs are caused by many things, but the most common culprits are cooking fats, bits of food, dirt, hair and soap that go down the drain and waste products that should never be flushed down the toilet. Even if you’re careful, your drains will […]

Shitholes I Have Known

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:48:43 +0000

President Trump apparently does not understand the use of the word Shithole. Of course this should come as no surprise, according to a Newsweek study, based on the Flesch-Kincaid scale Trump has the vocabulary of a 4th grader. Shitholes are not countries, they are places and they are everywhere. I am sure every country has […]

How to Become a Successful Businessman

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:25:43 +0000

There is no guaranteed route to success when it comes to business. Different factors will ultimately determine your success or failure in your chosen industry. However, there are some things you can do to enjoy a rewarding career in business. Find out how to become a successful entrepreneur. Have a Passion for an Industry You […]

A Conversation with Author A.A. Freda

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:22:25 +0000

AA Freda is an award-winning author. He’s written several novels with a third to be released in the first half of 2018. His first novel, Goodbye Rudy Kazoody, an award winner is a coming of age work about a group of teenagers growing up in a New York City neighborhood during the early 1960’s was […]

The FBI Files: High-Ranking Soccer Officials Convicted in Multi-Million Dollar Bribery Schemes

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:19:48 +0000

It is odd to think of soccer as a corrupt sport. Sure Baseball, Basketball and Football have all had their clashes with the law. But Soccer?   Juan Ángel Napout and José Maria Marin Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy and Related Offenses On Friday, former high-ranking soccer officials Juan Ángel Napout and José Maria Marin were […]

The FBI Files: New York Attorney Convicted Of Securities Fraud And Wire Fraud Conspiracies

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:04:34 +0000

This is a great story. Martin Shkeli seems to have deserved this Evan Greebel Conspired with Hedge Fund Manager Martin Shkreli to Steal Millions of Dollars from a Biopharmaceutical Company and Conceal the Scheme Evan Greebel, a former partner at the New York office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP who served as outside counsel to […]

The FBI Files: Leader of Queens-Based Child Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced to 15 Years’ Imprisonment

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:00:31 +0000

I wonder why the the sentence was so light? Defendant Trafficked a Dozen Minors for Sex in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Using Backpage to Advertise Underage Girls for Sex Earlier today in federal court in Brooklyn, Michael Andres Miller was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment by United States District Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto […]

Your Body’s Pain

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 23:05:06 +0000

Pain is a part of being alive. We all get the occasional headache or wake up and feel like we totally screwed up our back while we were sleeping. The problem is when pain becomes a part of every single day and doesn’t get better. That kind of pain can often get worse if it’s […]

The FBI Files: Long-Time Bonanno Crime Family Member Sentenced to 96 Months’ Imprisonment For Arson

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:06:17 +0000

The FBI has the best  pressers! Vincent Asaro, Bonanno Soldier Who Committed Murder and Lufthansa Robbery, Sentenced For Ordering Innocent Motorist’s Car Torched Over Road Rage Incident Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, long-tie Bonanno crime family member Vincent Asaro was sentenced by United States District Judge Allyne R. Ross to 96 months’ imprisonment […]

Review: Mystery Weekly Magazine: December 2017

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:44:35 +0000

The December 2017 issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine continues the tradition of this publication giving readers great stories. But, if you are looking for a light issue in tune with the holiday season you won’t find it here. Suspense rules this issue and the themes are not light at all. In fact, the overall tone […]

Men Vs. Women- What Are Their Gambling Habits?

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:18:20 +0000

Online gambling is something that is enjoyed by all types of people across the world. However, there are many factors that influence the specific gambling habits of different groups of people. These can include age, location, personal preferences, and financial circumstances. There are also often differences between how and why men and women gamble online. […]

Criminal Versus Civil Liability

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:51:26 +0000

The United States legal system is somewhat poorly misunderstood. There are a few reasons for that. One of them is the fact that so many people get their legal education from shows like Law and Order and “CSI” and always assume things will play out in a specific and very dramatic way. There can certainly […]

Building Your Own Home

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:23:41 +0000

You’ve been dreaming of the perfect home for awhile, now. It may have started when you were a kid. (You wanted something along the lines of a sliding ladder in your library and a secret passage in your closet.) It may have started only a few years or even a few month ago, but you’re […]

Get Healthy (No Gym Required)

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:59:23 +0000

There are a lot of predictions associated with the start of a new year, and 2018 is no exception. So-called experts come out of the woodwork to predict everything from the stock market to whether or not Meghan Markle will wear white at her wedding to Prince Harry. One thing we can for sure count […]

You Matter

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:54:46 +0000

Today, when you go home from work, you’ll be tired. You’ll open your door, and whether you’re greeted by screaming children or the purr of your refrigerator (and silence) you’ll have a similar feeling: that you don’t really want to be here. You’d rather be somewhere else. You’re not sure where somewhere else is. You […]

Summer Vacation is Right Around The Corner!

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:52:02 +0000

The heat from the asphalt rises slowly, the sun hangs heavy in the sky, and the world is at ease. There is nothing like the sweet bliss of summertime. When the kids are finished with another school year and the time comes for a vacation, get ready to hit the road. There are nearly endless […]

Build The Classic Aussie Home

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:19:26 +0000

Australian style is truly unique–there’s nothing else quite like it anywhere on the globe. For those looking to build a home of their own, now is the time to do so. The Australian home market has absolutely exploded in value and shows no sign of slowing down! Building a home from scratch allows the buyer […]

A Chat with Historical Fiction Author C.S. Taylor

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:30:48 +0000

C.S. Taylor is a former Marine and avid fencer (saber for the most part, foil and epee are tolerable). He enjoys all things WWII, especially perfecting his dogfighting skills inside virtual cockpits, and will gladly accept any P-38 Lightnings anyone might wish to bestow upon him. He’s also been known to run a kayak through […]

Steps to Recovery

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:05:38 +0000

An accident can put bring everything in your life to a screeching halt. Injuries, insurance claims, car repairs, shock, anxiety; the list goes on and on. A few seconds of bad circumstances have suddenly turned into months of stress and discomfort, and you really don’t possess the luxury to deal with it all at once. […]

Avoiding Road Trip Mistakes

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:01:12 +0000

Road trips can be a ton of fun if you go with the right people and do it in the right circumstances. Flying nowadays can be a real drag, and it’s natural to not want to deal with long security lines and airlines that charge you $50 extra to carry on anything bigger than a […]

Review: Merrick: A Short Story by Ben Boulden

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 16:20:00 +0000

Almost from the beginning, the planned robbery of the armored stage goes wrong one day in Texas. Nobody was supposed to die. Clarence Tilley, had a good plan, but he didn’t plan for everything in Merrick: A Short Story.  A robbery gang is only as good as its weakest link. The point is proven again […]

Book Review: “The Western Star” by Craig Johnson

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 15:32:33 +0000

The Western Star is the latest in the Sheriff Longmire Mystery Series by Craig Johnson. It is a book of two primary storylines— one of the past decades ago and one of the here and now. A complicated book full of nuance and meaning, it isn’t one easy to review without revealing key details that […]

5 Simple Fixes That Will Help Sell Your Home

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 20:20:25 +0000

You are putting your home up for sale and need it to move quickly and at the right price. If you’re worried your home won’t perform well on the real estate market because you can’t afford to upgrade it, not all hope is lost! There are some cheap and simple fixes that can help boost […]

Figuring Out Family Law

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:38:14 +0000

Divorce is incredibly common in today’s day and age. In a way, that’s good. Past generations had to jump through a lot of hoops to prove that there was something like abuse or infidelity going on, and even then obtaining a divorce was no guarantee. It’s much better to amicably go your separate ways than […]

Education After High School

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:51:37 +0000

Graduating from high school is a huge achievement and something you (or your child) should be proud of. On the other hand, it’s a stressful time. What next? Most high school seniors spend their fall semesters researching career options and applying for schools and training programs, and then they evaluate the opportunities offered to them […]

Head South For the Winter

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:58:48 +0000

As a kid, we looked up at the sky during fall or winter and saw flocks of birds heading the same direction. That led our parents to say, “Oh yeah, those birds are heading south for the winter.” Not all birds do that, or else we would probably notice a severe bird shortage during every […]

Classic Success Thrives in Michigan

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:11:37 +0000

The American Dream is alive and thriving in Michigan. The great state has a business friendly environment, beautiful nature, and friendly people. If you’re currently residing in Michigan then you’ll know about it’s wonders. No matter the season, you’ll find great joys in the city or wilderness. Detroit, it’s lively capital, has seen a huge […]

Remodel Your Old Retail Space

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:07:35 +0000

If you’re a retailer currently occupying an older space, you need to do some investigation. Customers place such a high value on the organization, cleanliness, and modern look of a store. Displays that showcase modern style and current products work the best. Your retail space needs to invite customers into a place of progress and […]

The Bits and Pieces of Aerospace Equipment

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:00:45 +0000

We know aerospace is an important field for science, discovery, and travel. We know it requires some specialized equipment, both for essentials in equipment functionality as well as the elements that make the equipment palatable for human use. The functional safety of aerospace equipment is paramount, since there are lives at stake, and malfunctions at […]

A Legacy Of Spies by John Le Carre

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:13:43 +0000

I’d like to say this is a book review, but it isn’t. Unless you are a fan of John Le Carre and his George Smiley books this book will bore you and confuse you. But if you are a fan of Smiley this is a must have. Smiley was Le Carre’s go to character in […]

3 Tips for Saving Money During a Lawsuit

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:08:38 +0000

Every year thousands of cases aren’t brought to court because people feel as though they can’t afford the expenses associated with suing a company or party that is in the wrong. Although the total cost of a lawsuit will depend on the details of the individual case, it’s true that court fees, attorney fees, and […]

What Regulations Do

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:14:44 +0000

Most of us don’t love being told what to do. It starts when we’re kids and we’re told to clean our room. It continues when we’re in high school and get told we have to do our homework before we can go hang out with our friends. When we hit 18, we get more freedom, […]

Get Ready for An Adventure Around the Globe

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:37:09 +0000

Are you tired of living in the same old town? Do you want to see the sunrise in Asia? Maybe the Caribbean is on your travel list. If you’re dying to hit the road and see the other side of the globe, it’s not as difficult as it seems. With a bit of planning and […]

Living and Working Abroad Has Never Been Easier!

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:25:59 +0000

Now that our world is digitally connected, living and working in a beautiful foreign country has never been easier. The options for exploration and cultural enjoyment are nearly limitless. If you’re a young digital nomad or a successful retiree with a sense of adventure, you too can take part in a valuable cultural exchange! All […]

A Conversation with Forensic Handwriting Expert Sheila Lowe, Author of the Thriller ‘Written Off’

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:37:03 +0000

Like her fictional character Claudia Rose, Sheila Lowe is a real-life forensic handwriting expert who testifies in court cases. The mother of a tattoo artist and a former rock star, she lives in Ventura with Lexie the Very Bad Cat, where she writes the award-winning Forensic Handwriting mystery series. Despite sharing living space with a […]

Ajit Pai v Pumpkin Pie

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:43:21 +0000

Most people have probably never heard of Ajit Pai, whereas everyone has heard of Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin Pie is a delightful seasonal dish served at thanksgiving. Ajit Pai is the idiot running the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). There is a subject that many people do not understand nor have ever heard of – Net Neutrality. […]

Battling Host Anxiety

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:54:12 +0000

Some people adore hosting parties. Other people would rather step on a nail. Host anxiety, or party-hosting anxiety, is a real thing, but it’s something we can’t actually avoid. No matter how much we may try to avoid it, at some point or another we all find ourselves in charge of groups of people, either […]

Your Evolving Career

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:41:33 +0000

If your career is stagnating or is no longer fulfilling for you, it may be time to transition. This could be an internal shift that stays within your primary field, or it could be a complete change. If you feel that this is what you need to do, you’re not alone: according to the Bureau […]

Mermaid’s Pearl – a classic slot with many surprises

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:19:39 +0000

There are many fun slot games in online casinos and people prefer trying the new and modern ones. They believe the classic slots are too old fashioned for them, but the truth is, the classic slot games are the most played ones. Let’s take for example Mermaid’s Pearl. This is a classic slot powered by […]

Navigating Major Medical Events

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:32:39 +0000

There’s nothing quite so terrifying and exhausting as having a loved one in the hospital. Whether it’s an emergency situation or an illness that has been slowly progressing, nothing quite prepares us for the hours of keeping vigil, of processing all the information coming at us from professionals, and of balancing the rest of life. […]

Opening Your Own Restaurant

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:33:38 +0000

Your family has been making pizza for years, and you’ve always gotten compliments on it, so now you’ve decided it’s time to open your very own pizza place. Or you and your spouse both love cooking barbecue, and your guests always love it too, so you’re thinking of opening a barbecue joint called “Meat Up.” […]

A Chat with Contemporary Romance Author Emma Hartley

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:30:56 +0000

Emma Hartley is an author and artist living in picturesque Maine. She has been writing and making art since childhood and has been insatiably curious and industrious her whole life. Emma was a double major in English and Fine Arts and she received her Masters in Art and Design Education. She is a specialist in […]

A letter From The Supreme Court Of The United States

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:16:22 +0000

Wow, here  I am a lowly Blogger and the Supremes want to contact me,,, I am speechless! Of course the email address is somewhat doubtful, I can only assume this is a secret account to keep the .gov spies from interfering with the Supreme Court. Here is the letter……. 1 First St NE, Washington, […]

Finding the Fun in Rainstorms

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:15:09 +0000

Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk The rain makes running pools in the gutter The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night And I love the […]

5 Business Problems and Their Solutions

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:24:32 +0000

The road to success is never straightforward. There will be plenty of twists and turns along the way. As an entrepreneur, it is vital that you are ready to deal with whatever life throws at you. This is the only way that you, and your business, are going to achieve longevity. If you are determined […]

Bail Bonds, the Pro’s and Cons And The Bull Shit!

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:41:25 +0000

I have followed the ups and downs of the world of Commercial Bail Bond’s versus Pre trial release for  years. Today I got an email on the subject. I have pasted the Email in total, the only editing was the removal of links. I just can not bring myself to link to crap!   Dear […]

What You Should Know About Asbestos in Your Home

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:27:52 +0000

You may have seen the many TV commercials about people getting a cancer called mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer caused by asbestos fibers becoming lodged in the lungs after they are breathed in from an outside source. However, what these commercials don’t explain is what asbestos is and the places […]

Plant for Thought…a new way to garden!

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:02:17 +0000

One of the most desirous plants for anyone interested in house plants is the Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides.) Surrounded in mystery and legend, the plant was discovered relatively recently by George Forrest in 1906 in the Yunnan Province of China. It was subsequently rediscovered after the Second World War by a missionary Agnar Espegren […]

Book Review: Our Last Seder by Arnie “Tokyo” Rosenthal

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 02:27:16 +0000

What a remarkable little book. I have known Tokyo for what seems forever, but it is actually around 10 years. I enjoy his music and I enjoy his stories. Today was the perfect day to read Our Last Seder. As I put the book down and contemplated its message, my wife informed me that she(We) […]

Book Review: “Blaze! Red Rock Rampage (Blaze! Western Series Book 15)” by Ben Boulden

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:32:54 +0000

It is a moonlit night in the badlands of Southern Utah as the western tale, Blaze! Red Rock Rampage begins. With his wife, Kate, asleep beside him, J. D. struggles to stay vigilant. His struggle is soon rewarded by the noise of a boot heel sliding across rock. Two stalkers become visible in the moonlit night […]

The Alt-Right At Their Finest – The Conservative Book Club

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:50:09 +0000

Somehow, and I am sure it wasn’t me, I got signed  up to the ‘Conservative Book Club’. Every single day I get a newsletter from these Wing Nuts. The one today was outstanding! Apparently some companies have pulled their advertisements from Sean Hannity’s nightly ‘news’ program on Fox News. As best I can tell, the […]

Book Review: “The Woman in Blue: a Ruth Galloway Mystery” by Elly Griffiths

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:20:19 +0000

It is mid-February 2014 as The Woman in Blue: A Ruth Galloway Mystery begins. Cathbad is again house/pet sitting and again things are not going well. The pet in question this time is a black cat by the name of Chesterton. The owner, Justin, made it abundantly clear Chesterton is not to be let out at […]

Remembrance Day…lest we forget!

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:40:32 +0000

Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Veteran’s Day. However, one remembers the sacrifices of the many brave men and women of the armed forces in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, the United States or any of the other Allied nations that fought in World War I, the day is sacred to their memories. In the United […]