Sadly the November theme is about violence because it cannot be ignored. We cannot escape it, and one has to wonder, what, if anything, can we do about it. As always I’ve selected 4 BOOKS below to match the theme, a useful FACEBOOK EXCHANGE with an AVID GUN OWNER, a transcript from All Things Considered on … Continue reading NOVEMBER 2017
I’ve begun sewing again! The October theme is about CHANGE and how we deal with it. I’ve selected 4 books to match the theme. I always include fiction and non-fiction! There is one self-help article about change and a professional article about digging yourself back out of a mess you may … Continue reading OCTOBER 2017
The September theme is about how we rush through life. spending most of our time “doing” rather than “being”. Some of us must do everything “right” but neglect doing the right things. I’ve selected books to help us get back to what matters. Of course I always include a dash fiction and non fiction … Continue reading SEPTEMBER 2017
What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class by Joan C. Williams November 2016 My father-in-law grew up eating blood soup. He hated it, whether because of the taste or the humiliation, I never knew. His alcoholic father regularly drank up the family wage, and the family was often short on food … Continue reading Understanding The Anger of the American Working Class
THE PINK PORCH LIFE CONTINUES … from Tallahassee AUGUST 2017 – CONTENTS: 4 ALARMING AUGUST BOOKS HOW DID I GET HERE by Dr. Valerie Allen FIFTY TWO YEARS by Rosanne Morse, MS/MFT COOL PLACE COOL FOOD BOOKS: 4 ALARMING AUGUST BOOKS: NEW PEOPLE by Danzy Zenna ………. As the twentieth century draws to a … Continue reading August 2017 Newsletter
See Part 1: Is this Friendship Over? Part 2: How to End a Friendship? Posted June 2017 by Rosanne Morse, MS/MFT Generally, we initially make friends fairly easily based on little information. Essentially, we do want to be kind, caring human beings. As kids, we don’t pass a lot of judgements about … Continue reading How to End a Friendship?
June 10, 2017: There is a battle being waged in Washington DC: President Donald Trump vs James Comey. In this instance, Mr. Trump is in a dual of wits where he is the unarmed opponent.
Here are some things to consider: When we have gone through an intense history with a person, they may be with us for life. We respect what we shared, so stay in touch and reminisce. If you still have current interests fine, but if you or they have really … Continue reading Is this Friendship over?
12 Small daily habits to build health and feel your best in no time … 1. USE BLUE PLACE MATS OR BLUE PLATES. The color blue decreases appetite. Yellow and red increase it- just look around you. 2. DOWNSIZE YOUR PLATES. We fill our plates, so switch to a 9 inch plate at most. 3. … Continue reading 12 Easy Health Habits
Life can be a continual struggle to keep our emotions in balance. Recent studies indicate that there is a biological basis for our emotions, but beyond biology, here are a few things that seem to work on a very practical level – scroll down for full article … PETS AND PEACE. Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s … Continue reading Creating Joy