Working from Bed is a Bad Idea

Sleep . . sex . . sickness. These are the only three things that should take place in bed. Working is not one of them. I admit that I’ve been working from bed (WFB) for years, and I pulled many all-nighters as a student. My worst one was when I was a doctoral student. I…

Photo Friday: National Pistachio Day

It’s National Pistachio Day! Each them as a snack or enjoy them on ice cream or dessert. Pistachios are great sources of protein, fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin B6. This tree nut reduces the risk of heart disease and provides many other health benefits.

Photo Friday: Masks

Thankfully, the COVID vaccines are getting distributed, even if not as quickly as we’d like. But we’re not out of the woods yet. Stay informed. Wash your hands. Social distance. Wear your masks. It only works if everyone does it. Most important: Stay safe and be kind to each other. We all want to get…

You Need to Remember This Rule: 20-20-20

I remember one time when my boyfriend and I patronized our favorite taproom. I had a very productive day writing, so I felt I deserved some “Miller Time.” When we got to the venue, we moved toward the bar to see what was on tap. I looked up at the menu board, but the words…

How Clutter Is Making You Miserable

Decluttering seems to be fashionable these days, especially for people who are sheltering in place because of the you-know-what-virus. When I get around to it, decluttering does wonders for my life, leaving room for more important things. Unfortunately, clutter afflicts many of us, and it’s making us miserable. The average household in the U.S. holds…