Review of “Cold Vengeance” by Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston

Review of “Cold Vengeance” by Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston

There comes a time in the life of every detective series when the spark, the liveliness seems to fade as the years roll by and new stories hit the shelves.  The reader still eagerly awaits each new tale of their favorite character, but something is missing.  Unfortunately, I sadly must announce this fate has come […]

Review of “Rin Tin Tin” by Susan Orlean

Review of “Rin Tin Tin” by Susan Orlean

In 1918 an American doughboy wandering the desolate landscape of WWI France explored an abandoned German encampment. Amidst much carnage, the soldier found a frightened German Shepherd with a litter of puppies. The soldier, having always been closer to animals than people, rescued the dogs and eventually brought one home to America. So begins the […]

Manage your Money, Don’t let it Manage You

Manage your Money, Don’t let it Manage You

Common Financial or Money Problems The most common financial or money problem in the average household is organization; many people simply do not effectively manage their cash flow. It is nearly impossible to control your finances without a working knowledge of your expenditures. We all have financial goals and aspirations and the first step to […]

Why the Economy Looks like Expansion, feels like Recession

Why the Economy Looks like Expansion, feels like Recession

Great article that contrasts the differences between perception and reality as it relates to economic stability. There’s a great mismatch between the way people feel about the economy and many of the underlying trends. The sentiment says recession, but much of the underlying data suggest growth.

The Biggest Lie: “I’m Fine”

The Biggest Lie: “I’m Fine”

“What’s wrong?” “Nothing.” “Is everything okay?” “I’m fine.” Chances are you’ve had some version of this conversation with your wife. And she probably follows it with several loud sighs, a few dirty looks, and very few answers. Rather than writing off her problem as a ‘female moment’, I’m going to tell you the solution: