First world problems

Today, I saw a news story about a motorcycle rider who was pronounced dead after an accident, and another about a man who died after being shot over a parking spot at Target. I wondered why Facebook did not have a “Praying” or “Prayers” reaction or something of the sort for sad news other than the “Sad” icon. No, I am obviously not as ingenious as Zuckerberg and his team of talented individuals who manage Facebook and keep it running with just about no glitches, but I think there ought to be a more appropriate reaction than “Like” or “Sad” for such sad news on Facebook. Continue reading First world problems

Wildfires!

These California wildfires though.

Is there anyone besides me who believes there might be a more effective way to get these fires under control? (Show of hands, please.) I mean – we have the records of what times of year these fires typically occur. We know the weather forecast histories for previous wildfires. These things are in the news all the time.

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100 things I just learned #9: LET’S TALK

If you’re like me, you’ve probably cringed for the most part when you heard this phrase. Or maybe, you just checked out.

Conflict resolution is one of the things I’ve been learning about lately. No, I have not been taking any classes or seeing any counselors – though, I have at least once considered these options. Continue reading 100 things I just learned #9: LET’S TALK