The economy is in the toilet. We all know that. No one is hiring. Prices are increasing everywhere. Hope is turning into Nope. While some have resigned themselves to a dismal state of despair others are scrambling around trying to shield themselves from the catastrophic financial meltdown. A common tactic is to go back to school and retool for a promising career in a new profession. Seems like...
Song poems are a common hustle we’ve all been exposed to at some point. If you have ever thumbed through the back pages of comic books, tabloids or celebrity gossip magazines you are sure to have gazed upon the little display ads enticing amateur authors to send in their verse to be set to music. The ads play on the hopes and dreams of many who want to break into the music business, earn lots of...
When you purchase a product that is touted as eco-friendly, organic or sustainable you assume that it is helpful to the natural environment. But many so-called green products are simply labeled with deceptive “greenwash” marketing, which turns your good-conscious purchase into more profits for the status-quo. Greenwashing comes in many forms. In the supermarket we have all seen products with...
When I want quality, accurate and unerring information I naturally turn to a rodent that lives in a hole in the ground. Yes, folks, it’s time once again to place our hopes and fears into the tiny, grubby paws of a drowsy groundhog. Will warm sunny Spring-shine be around the corner? Or will mean Mr. Winter blow his cold winds for another six weeks? Only the groundhog knows! The custom of waking...