Backstory Coupons keep the old folks coming back. That’s a fact. But many a busy mom counts on coupons to augment her budget. There are casual coupon cutters and dedicated couponers; those who take paper discounts to the counter in-store and those who use their mobile app to cut costs. This story applies to all […]
Backstory Busy. So busy is your life. There are things that need to be done or should be done, that never get done. How do you know what to pursue and what to let go? When to stick to your guns and when to lighten up? This week’s story may offer some guidance. Click to […]
Backstory – Best Mother’s Day Gift I was at a loss to choose a gift for my mom for Mother’s Day. Like most mothers of adult children, she has everything. Yet she has meant so much to me, that I wanted to gift her with something befitting her status in my heart. Then a thought […]
Backstory Downton Abbey, the PBS series, took us back to the time when people of gentry dressed for each meal. Yep, three times a day, a new outfit. How does that compare with today’s dress code? Click to listen or follow below to read. Dress Code – #360 We went to a party the other […]
Backstory The lady next to me was wringing her hands. She had a “woe-is-me” look on her face and was obviously troubled. When she began sharing her problems, most seemed fixable or at least not worth drama. The interaction inspired these suggestions Click to listen or follow below to read. Worry – #196 Why is […]
“You make me happy.” It’s often said, when you have someone with whom there is mutual love and respect. When you find yourself smiling as you think of someone, you can’t help but assign happiness to them. Yet the true source of happiness comes from inside. We make the decision every day whether to be happy or not; whether we realize it or not. This story is about the happiness that comes from within.