Monthly Archives: March 2012

personal stock market update: technologies down, literature up

Two correlated trends are evident this year:  my time spent at home on the computer (Facebook) and watching TV is way down, while time spent reading is way up!  I recently finished reading two terrific book trilogies. The first is … Continue reading

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please send your positive thoughts to Erik

This is a really big day for my son Erik, who could benefit from all the positive support and energy he can get.  First, a draft of the written portion of his senior project is due today — he’s writing … Continue reading

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what’s up

I’ve been too stressed out to want to write.  I’m just checking in with myself here… The good news of the day is that Erik found out he has been accepted to UC Santa Cruz (in addition to San Jose … Continue reading

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opposing viewpoint to KONY 2012

I’m excited about this today because people are talking about Joseph Kony, the atrocities being carried out in Uganda and various parts of Africa, and differing viewpoints regarding what can and should be done to help.  In response to my … Continue reading

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KONY 2012

Lara, my daughter, made me aware of this today.  Even though she has seen the video several times, she sat with me and watched it again — demanded that I watch it, really.  She is wonderful, and I’m so proud … Continue reading

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finding a personal trainer

Do you have to be a 1 percenter like a movie star or pro athlete to be able to afford a personal trainer?  I learned today another good example of how I’m not part of the life-of-leisure set. This morning … Continue reading

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