As a culture, when we picture the workdays ending and the bars filling, we picture men. These men are pictured as the “guy’s guy”. We envision these men in business button-up shirts, nicely pressed, loosened ties, and dress slacks. These men coming into their local bar to “knock the edge off” after a stressful day before heading home to their wives and family. While you could hit any local bar around five o’clock and find the scene in your head become reality, as women are making a name for themselves in business, they are also saving their seat at the…


Isn’t life odd? We read books, watch movies, listen to podcasts and hear stories composed decades apart every day. Yet, despite the separation of time, the stories are all a different kind of same. Could it be there are only so many stories in the world, and we are just recycling through them the second, third and fourth time around? Perhaps, there is maybe a hint of plagiarism in writings and mediums, in the recycled material? One could look a little deeper, provide some divinity, and deduce that we are all getting the same tests, with different questions. …


Christmas morning is here, to now reap the benefits of all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. The pinnacle has been reached, in this moment. You have carefully planned all of your gift giving, and have imagined your wife’s reaction and the wave of surprise that will come over her when she walks down the stairs to see that Santa has delivered!

The moment of truth is here. All of the planning, the shopping, and the money spent will all be rewarded with her joy and appreciation of your excellent taste and decision making abilities, for her Christmas…

Melissa Rogers

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