My Dad was asking me what were the "privleges" of marriage and the difference with domestic partnerships, civil unions, etc. We talked about the economics of the institution of marriage (let alone the wedding industry), about property & progeny, and marriage as a contract with financial benefits. My friend L had also addressed this
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Feb 18 Published in Politics, Economics, Current Events by SmileyFaced | Comment (0)
bloggers note: Although I am a writer and a citizen journalist, I have had no time of late to write my own. I do not claim ownership over this article nor the other articles I have posted. I always include the original author's name and where it was published with links. Eventually i will be able to write my own, but for now I am re-posting stories which I
Jan 10 Published in Upcoming Events, Santa Cruz, Reflections, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
Jan 06 Published in Stock Market, Reflections, Quotes, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
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Dec 30 Published in Extraordinary Sights, Current Events by Chris | Comment (1)
While driving home from the airport last night, an electronic sign on highway 17 informed me that texting while driving is against the law in California starting Jan 1, 2009.
Ummm, people text while DRIVING?
Common sense isn't.
Dec 21 Published in Meditation, Haiku, Extraordinary Sights, Current Events by Chris | Comment (2)
While the rest of you are grappling with the national hypocracy of the Iraq war, buying presents for xmas, the financial crisis, existential angst, ennui, depression and tendencies towards alcoholism, I am honing my skills for the coming zombie apocolypse at CrazyMonkey games (that's right, a mixture of all the above!)
Drop whatever else you are doing
Dec 11 Published in Epic things, Current Events by Chris | Comment (0)
Isn't it odd how Love, the most exalted of emotions, is the source of so much trouble in the world?
Below, find some excellent Flash contemplations of forbidden love. The artist has finished 4 out of 5 episodes in this story, number 5 is not out yet. Be warned that number 4 ends on a cliff hanger! (special thanks to my son Jake for turning me on to these)
Dec 05 Published in Quotes, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following is an open letter to Dr. Laura penned by Jim, the
Nov 30 Published in Personal Development, Life Coach, Health, Current Events, Consulting, Coaching by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
I found this great article in The Wall Street Journal I wanted to share:
A Hypnotic Answer to Financial Angst
By MARY PILON
After Gary Manouelian was laid off last year as a customer-service representative, he was anxious about his ability to pay off his mortgage and credit-card debt. So he sought help through hypnosis.
Thirty sessions and $1,500