The Price of Fear

The Price of Fear

Just the word fear can put fear in my head. Fear is different than scary. Movies are labeled as scary, not fearful, I mean, no one says “do you like fearful movies?” They say “do you like scary movies”. It’s different. Fear can bring up...
Is Not January Alone Pure Winter?

Is Not January Alone Pure Winter?

I did it! The book “The Geography of Bliss” concurs that those that live in colder climates are happier. The author concluded that the shorter days and harsh weather bring us closer to each other and more dependent on others, whether it’s family or...
I Know Why Malls Are Failing

I Know Why Malls Are Failing

Looking out from the Paint A Pot store Every year I take Anna to the local mall in Muskegon to the ‘paint a pot’ place and have her paint something spectacular for her brothers and sister-in-law. She has an engineering mind so it takes a long, long,...
Hands Tell A Story

Hands Tell A Story

Hieroglyphics is Greek for ‘sacred writings’.  They are basically symbols used instead of words or letters to convey meaning.  Deciphering these symbols have proved to be difficult and now it’s pretty much a guessing game as to what they...