Royal Wedding is Over, Now on to Real Stuff! The Tornado Disasters!

As the Royal Wedding was happening yesterday, and over 2 Billion people watched, many people were still coping with the Real Stuff like life.  Tornadoes in the South have taken over 330 lives and more are feared dead.  It is now the worst natural disaster since Katrina.  President Obama toured it and said he had never…

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Tornadoes Ravage South Bring Back Memories of Big One in Oklahoma

As I have watched the news and seeing the devastation for the massive tornado that hit Alabama yesterday, and the many tornadoes that hit the south.   I am reminded of the big one that hit in Oklahoma that was on the ground for over 70 miles and damaged my mother’s house in Moore, Ok. It  was…

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Is Reality TV Teaching Teens Wrong Social Manners?

First let me say, I do not watch very much reality TV.   Deadliest Catch is one of my favorites because those guys risk their lives in the Alaskan waters to catch fish and crab to feed us.  I love watching the interaction of the boat captains with their crew and I do like Celebrity Apprentice because…

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The LA Dodgers & The Fans

The LA Dodgers have been taken over by the Baseball Commissioner and a new manager has been appointed from Texas.  Frank McCourt is on his way to New York to plead his case that he has just cut a deal with Fox News for several years that will allow him to meet his salary.  Just if you haven’t…

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Celebrating a Nuclear Disaster 25 Years Later

We are marking 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.  What have we learned?  I remember the announcement the Nuclear disaster had happened in Russia 25 years ago.  No one knew exactly how bad it would be, but that it was the worst disaster at a nuclear power plant. Marking this disaster yesterday, we have…

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Smithsonian Gift Shops Don’t Sell Made In America Items?

Yes, that’s right our National Museum in Washington D. C. sells items depicting our American presidents with the stamp, “Made in China” on the bottom.  How does that make you feel as millions of Americans are out of work in this country? The National Museum of American History with miniature statues of George Washington and Abraham…

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Earth Day- Recycle Today- Give your E-Waste to Proper Recycle Location

As a lifetime Girl Scout, I have always been aware of my beautiful Mother Earth.  Just driving through Griffith Park in Los Angeles, I am renewed and taken away from the hustle of the cars and the fast pace.  It is a like  a mini-vacation to drive through the park and not take Interstate 5 when I…

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BP Oil Spill One Year Ago- Happy Earth Week- Where is the Gulf?

Today a year ago the BP Deep Water Well blew up in the Gulf of Mexico and spewed out millions of gallons of oil until mid-July when they finally capped the well. It is fitting that CNN looked back on the Gulf last night with many of the same players in the Louisiana parishes who…

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Sexting and Teens Not a Good Combination!

Sexting has been in the news lately with a national NFL Quarterback showing his private parts over his phone.  Now we hear that teens are doing this and it has heavy consequences.  Teen suicide is the outcome in one case reported yesterday on the Today Show on NBC.  Dr. Drew Pinsky on HLN last night devoted half of…

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