How to Find Immediate Happiness

17 December, 2014

Yesterday was a horrific day, horrific.  I don’t mean it lightly.  I don’t use that word lightly.  Over 100 primary school children were murdered in Peshawar, Pakistan in an apparent revenge plot against their parents.  In addition, the Russian ruble fell to about half of […]


3 Easy Ways To Avoid Holiday Burnout

6 December, 2014

Are you frustrated at the holidays with just too much on your plate?  Welcome to my world.  A new reader wrote me last Friday inquiring how I can do so much.  I blog, I teach, I advise yearbook students and chess players, all the while […]


3 Easy Ways To Avoid Holiday Shopping Frustration

2 December, 2014

    Don’t get me wrong; I like getting out with the crowd.  I really do.  Although born in New York, I’m an L. A. girl.  I relish rooting for my boys, the Dodgers.  The most thoughtful present a guy can give me is theater […]