One Day or Day One. You Choose.

One Day or Day One. You Choose.

September is one of those months when we begin again. We put the grills away; shove the bathing suites back in the drawers; and head to the malls. But as we come in side, let’s go inside, of ourselves. Let’s find out what makes us tick, and determine for...
Addicted To Stress?

Addicted To Stress?

Stress, with all its negative effects, can be addictive. Some people love it, even though it’s killing them. Stress is an addiction that causes insomnia and weight gain. Moreover, it leads to other harmful self-soothing habits like smoking; excessive alcohol use; and...
Zika vs DEET

Zika vs DEET

Avoiding mosquito bites offers the best protection against Zika virus. Use DEET. But, you should know that this insect repellant is absorbed through the skin. DEET crosses the placenta. This compound will get into the babies bloodstream. But, DEET has never been shown...
Ode To Women in the Military

Ode To Women in the Military

Command Sergeant Major Adams (Retired) has served our military for longer than she has been my friend. Thirty years. She has been deployed to the Persian Gulf for both Desert Storm and Dessert Shield. In 2004 she was sent back to the Middle East for Operation Iraqi...