What do you do when the unthinkable happens to a close friend? When one of the things most feared by all comes true? A loss - especially a sudden one - brings on feelings of incredulity and disorientation in all who know and care for the persons involved in a tragic occurrence.
What you don't know about your credit report could be hurting you. And we are not talking about identity theft or fraud. We are talking about what's on there. Most people, in fact, are not well informed of how the credit rating system even works.
Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny skies, yummy local wines, celebrity chefs -- there are an embarrassment of riches to choose from for the ultimate foodie.
The solution for ending euthanasia, which Emmylou Harris considers genocide, is simple enough, but unfortunately implementing it isn't. Spaying and neutering would virtually eliminate millions of needless animal deaths, but convincing entrenched dog owners remains a monumental obstacle.
I started thinking about those simple, supposedly non-offensive words aimed at baby boomers -- and how that language often evokes negative feelings and thoughts. 'Senior citizen,' 'golden years,' 'early bird special.' Do we really need the marketing world blasting old-fashioned 'aging' reminders?