The F.D.A. Has Approved a New Drug to Help Control Obesity
Help May Finally Be Here to Help Control Obesity An important caveat is in order here: I am not a doctor or a member of a medical profession. That means I am not an expert! The words you are reading are mine and mine alone. Please consult with your family physician or a medical specialist for any medical problems you are experiencing.
When Something Bad Happens, People Look to Me for Answers
One of the fondest memories of my early childhood years was weeding the flower garden at my aunt's house. That's where she taught me the difference between a flower and a weed. Until that time, I thought dandelions were flowers.
The Amazing Imposter Inside Each of Us
The Amazing Imposter Inside Each of Us That well-worn adage "Fake it 'til you make it" is very true When I was in my twenties, I was quite full of myself. Still footloose and fancy-free, I could be whatever I chose to be.
You Cannot Make Up Stuff Like This
On December 25th, 1973, one of the all-time classic movies was released into theaters nationwide. The name of the movie was “The Sting.” It starred Robert Redford, Paul Newman, and Robert Shaw.
What Happens When You Hit Your House With Your Car?
Please note: I am an active, 43-year licensed insurance agent in the states of Indiana and Kentucky (IN License no. 1304020.) I am a Life Underwriter’s Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and a former member of the Million Dollar Round Table. Prior to retirement, I also maintained Series 6 and 63 Securities licenses and offered Mutual Funds, Variable Life and Variable Annuities to my clientele.
I Left A War To Fight An Unwelcome Country When I Returned; 50+ Years Later, It Still Burns!
About me: I am a Permanent and Totally (P&T) disabled combat veteran of the Vietnam War. I am sharing my experiences with my mental health after the war in the hope it helps someone else find peace.
Life Lesson #4: A Survivor’s Letter to a Dead Man
I arrived in Vietnam on February 17th, 1967. It was a sunny, humid, upper-nineties day. The NCOIC (non-commissioned officer in charge) shouted above the aircraft’s engine. “Get your asses off the plane, grab your duffel bag, and double-time it to the hangar. Now, dammit!”
Life Lesson #3: I’m Not That Person Anymore!
Have you ever thought about yourself in these terms? “I used to smoke; I used to drink excessively; I used to abuse drugs; I used to shout profanities; I used to be a racist; I used to be prejudicial; I used to not be able to think for myself; I used to discriminate; I used to lie and cheat; I used to let my anger control my emotions; I used to talk down to people; I used to hate; I used to be a fake person; I used to be trustworthy; I used to talk down to people less fortunate than me; I used to be selfish, jealous, envious and self-centered; I used to think the world revolved around me;” or how about “I used to steal”.
The Siege of Tay Ninh Province
About me: I am a Permanent and Totally (P&T) disabled veteran of the Vietnam War. I am sharing my experiences looking back after the war in the hope it helps someone else find peace.
Life Lesson #1: Child Abuse is Never Okay!
This story is about an incident that happened to me while I was growing up back in the 1950s. Back then, parents weren’t as accommodating or patient as they are today. It was more like “Spare the rod, spoil the child” parenting.
Life Lesson #2: Be Careful What You Ask For, You May End Up Getting It!
Excerpt from Life Lesson #1: …Staying out of high school for 3 weeks nearly cost me my chance to graduate. I had to take remedial classes and get tested in front of the principal before they would let me graduate. But, this was the least of my problems. I still had to find a way to go back home without being manhandled again.
Veterans qualify for 300+ discounts but don’t think to ask for them
Black Friday is just around the corner and many shoppers will have to search hard for savings coupons and discounts to help manage the cost of their holiday spending.