What is it about a wedding? All the hoopla about sending the couple off on their new adventure together. Then, mere weeks later, it’s back to work as usual. Special treatment finishes, budgets blown, and the new bride’s parents are left counting the cost for a wedding that could have put them in debt. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for October, 2012
What is it about a wedding?
How much peace are you getting?
Did you get any peace today? What about the day before? Or, the day before that? I suspect most of us don’t get enough moments of peace to balance out the stresses and strains of daily demands. Read the rest of this entry »
Please, no funny quotes. This is my day job.
When it comes to funny quotes or sayings some people manage to reel them off without hesitation. While others, go into sustained silence, struggling to think of anything even vaguely amusing. If you ever find yourself feeling stuck for funny quotes about life then these are for you: Read the rest of this entry »
What makes you think we watch too much TV?
Think of TV and what do you picture? High definition? TV dinners? Or, TV blaring loudly in the background? Yesterday, I talked about TV online and the way it is changing. But TV’s reach deserves more discussion than that because its greatest impact isn’t technological. It’s personal. Read the rest of this entry »
Like to watch TV online? You're not the only one.
Forget pay TV, people are now turning over to watch TV online. Ever since Australians began turning to television back in 1956, new viewing benefits have inspired an enthusiastic response. Read the rest of this entry »
Where do your stories come from?
Behind the stories we tell everyone else, there are stories we tell ourselves. These differ from the favorite tales we convey to family and others. We recount them because they’re disturbing, funny, or in some way able to impress. Read the rest of this entry »
What can you do to deal with disaster?
You know disaster. If you don’t yet, then get ready. Because you know bad things happen. Read the rest of this entry »
Nobody warns you how boring life can be, do they? Nor do they ever offer much of solution to frustration it causes. Read the rest of this entry »
How do you like your books?
Google may be good but there’s still a place for books. Despite all the pressure on kids to give page turning the flick, books persist. Even e-books, which straddle the reading divide and allow a somewhat book-ish experience, still haven’t quite got it. Real books are in a class of their own. Read the rest of this entry »