Monthly Archives: June 2015

Never Say Never!

No, I promise this is not a post about Justin Bieber. Never hire your friends.  It was a piece of advice I heard from several old timers when I was about to embark on the world of hiring caregivers.  That … Continue reading

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Confessions of A Coke Addict… (The Kind You Drink!)

It’s time to come clean.  There was a time when I was completely powerless. Soda has always been one of my weaknesses.  It was a special treat when I was growing up.  Like many in my generation, my mom did … Continue reading

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All the C’s in Medicine

Nobody likes to experience emotions that can be negative.  Anger, frustration, overwhelm.  I can’t think of anyone who feels those things while having a good time. But there is one emotion that I don’t like to experience more than any … Continue reading

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