Monthly Archives: November 2012

$3.50 a year to keep HIV/AIDS at bay

Saturday, the first of December, is designated as World AIDS Day. And thankfully there’s no one in my life suffering with this life-changing disease, but the statistics confirm that I’m lucky to not know anyone, as it is an unfortunately … Continue reading

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Friday, Black Friday

I will admit that I did not do any Black Friday shopping this year. The prospect of heading out Thanksgiving night, or even in the pre-dawn hours of Friday itself was just too unappealing for me to give it a … Continue reading

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Awareness Ribbons for a quick fix

November’s a busy month. There’s Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, etc, etc. But November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. As someone who thankfully doesn’t know anyone who’s suffering from this particular form of cancer, I had to do some … Continue reading

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Eco Pins Make A Statement

Happy “America Recycles Day”! Today is a great day to go online, or even just in line at the bank or the grocery checkout, and brag about how eco-friendly you are. Or if you unfortunately don’t have a whole lot … Continue reading

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Getting Pinned?

I was working this morning with a gentleman who is ordering custom pins for a number of area schools he works at. From elementary school all the way through high school, and all of them meant to be worn by … Continue reading

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“Happily Normal”

I saw an interesting post today on a Diabetes Awareness Facebook page. “What makes your life with diabetes happily ordinary?” I thought it was a really great question. People with diabetes live on a see-saw and demonstrate a balancing act … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash…

Well, by the end of the day we should (hopefully) know the outcome of the 2012 elections. Voters are both excited and even so, fatigued after the long political season wrought with vicious campaign ads, back to back robo-calls, and … Continue reading

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The Halloween Vote

Yesterday was Halloween and being such, there was plenty of merriment to be had. I myself ended up at a costume party/book signing by an author who’s better known as an actor in the famous British TV show, Doctor Who, … Continue reading

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